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

The BonVivant's Companion


A ^^Popskull" Cocktail To a five-gallon keg of Taos Lightning (whiskey), add a one pound plug of chopped tobacco, two pounds of burnt dried peaches and 20 charges of gunpowder. Stir the mixture well and serve in a tin cup.

Royal Smile

% Gordon gin Ys applejack


Lime and grenadine to taste.

Saratoga Cocktail

3 dashes pineapple syrup 2 dashes Angostura bitters % jigger vermouth Vz jigger Martell brandy Ys jigger rye whiskey Fill glass with cracked ice


Stir and strain into cocktail glass.

There are two reasons for drinking: one is, when you are thirsty, to cure it; the other, when you are not thirsty, to prevent it. Prevention is better than cure.


Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker.

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