2 ounces gin. 1 dash Angostura bitters. Juice of Yz lemon. Yz ounce Vermouth syrup.
Stir with a spoon (silver or metal) and fill the remainder of the glass with hot water. Leave the spoon in the glass while pouring in the water to avoid cracking the glass. (All of the hot drinks are an aid to sleep.) Dissolve a teaspoon of sugar in four ounces of hot water, add 2 ounces of gin, squeeze a piece of lemon peel on top, stir and serve with a spoon.