1925 Drinks Long & Short by Nina Toye and A H Adair

5^ Drinks—Long and Short of very dry sherry, and let it stand for one hour more, after which remove the mint and cucumber rind. Just before serving add some ordinary sugar if necessary,and splash in sufficient water. BLACK VELVET An excellent accompaniment to an oyster supper. One pint of stout to one quart of iced champagne. This drink is also an admirable pick-me-up, to be taken at about eleven in the morning. KING'S PEG A tall glass of champagne laced with a liqueur glass of brandy. JOHN COLLINS For each person put one "tot"ofgin into a tumbler with two heaped teaspoonfuls of castor sugar and the strained juice of half a lime (or lemon). Stir well, and add a few small lumps of ice. Stir again, and fill up the glass with soda water. THREESOME For each person put one "tot" of gin into a tumbler with the strained juice of half an orange, half a brandy glass of Orange Bitters, and sugar to taste. Add ice, and fill the glass with plain cold Water. "COLD TEA" First make some tea and before it has time to become bitter, pour it through a strainer, into a

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