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Bombay Punch

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

(2½-Gallon Mixture for 40 People)

Bruise the skins of 6 Lemons in 1 lb. of Bar sugar and put the Sugar in a Punch bowl and add:
1 box Strawberries.
2 Lemons, sliced.
6 Oranges, sliced.
1 Pineapple, cut into small pieces.
1 quart Brandy.
1 quart Sherry Wine.
1 quart Madeira Wine.

Stir well; empty into another bowl in which a block of Clear Ice has been placed and add:
4 quarts of Champagne.
2 quarts Carbonated Water.

Serve into Punch glasses so that each person will have some of the Fruit.

Champagne Cocktail

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

1 lump Sugar in tall, thin glass.
1 small piece Ice.
2 dashes Angostura Bitters.
1 piece twisted Lemon Peel.
Fill up with Champagne.

Stir and serve.

Curacoa

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Into a bottle which will hold a full quart, or a little over, drop 6 ounces of Orange Peel sliced very thin, and add 1 pint of Whiskey. Cork the bottle securely and let it stand two weeks, shaking the bottle frequently during that time. Next strain, the mixture, add the Syrup, pour the strained mixture back into the cleaned bottle and let it stand 3 days, shaking well now and then during the first day. Next, pour a teacupful of the mixture into a mortar and beat up with it 1 drachm Powdered Alum, 1 drachm Carbonate of Potash. Put this mixture back into the bottle and let it stand for 10 days, at the expiration of which time the Curacoa will be clear and ready for use.

Gin Sour – Country Club Style

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Use a large Mixing glass.
Fill with Lump Ice.
½ Lime Juice.
½ Orange Juice.
2 dashes Pineapple Juice.
½ pony Rock Candy Syrup.
1 jigger Burnette’s Old Tom Gin.

Shake well; strain into Cocktail glass and serve.

Tokay Punch

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Out of 6 pounds of Tokay Grapes, select one pound to be put into the Punch last. Now make a boiling Syrup of three pounds of Sugar and one quart of boiling Water and pour this over the remaining five pounds of Grapes. When partly cold rub it through a sieve, leaving skins and seeds behind. Then add the Juice of two Oranges and two Lemons and one quart of St. Julien Claret, 1 jigger of Angostura Bitters.

Then strain and freeze.

Before serving add 1 pint of good Brandy and an Italian Meringue Paste of six Egg whites, colored a nice red and drop in the remaining Grapes.