1948 The Bon Vivant's Companion by George A Zabriskie (2nd edition)

The BonVivant's Companion


Extra Dry Martini (TomHealy)

2 ounces gin A couple of dashes of French vermouth—no more Shake orstir well with ice and strain into cocktail glass No olive, no onion, no lemon peel, no nothin'. "yir distinctive as a Voice and as pleasant as Friendship'''' That swhattheysay of Gambarelli and Davitto Vermouth and it is as American as the coins you use to buy it. It makes a pretty goodMartini:

Vs vermouth % gin Dash of orange bitters.

Merry Widow

Yi jiggerByrrh wine Yz jigger Gordon gin Fill glass with ice Stir and strain into cocktail glass; twist oforange peel, and serve.

Metropolitan Cocktail

Yi jiggerNoilly Prat vermouth Yi jigger Martell brandy Yi glass fine ice Shake, strain, and serve.

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