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Absinthe, French Service

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Pour 1 pony of Absinthe into a Champagne glass which is standing in a bowl. Fill the bowl of your Absinthe glass with Shaved Ice and water. Raise the bowl and let the Ice Water drip into the Absinthe until the proper color is obtained. Serve in thin Bar glass.

Brandy Sour

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Fill large Bar glass ¾ full Shaved Ice.

2 teaspoonfuls Bar Sugar.
3 dashes Lemon or Lime Juice.
3 dashes Seltzer or Apollinaris Water.
1 jigger Brandy.

Stir; strain into Sour glass; dress with Fruit and serve.

Club House Punch

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

(For a Party of 20)

For mixing use a large Punch bowl.
½ can Peaches.
½ can Pineapples.
3 Oranges, sliced.
3 Lemons, sliced.
3 quarts Sweet Catawba or Tokay.
1 pint Brandy.
1½ jiggers Jamaica Rum.
1 jigger Green Chartreuse.

Set this mixture aside in ice box for 6 hours. Then place block of Ice in another bowl of sufficient capacity and strain in the mixture from the Mixing bowl. Dress the Ice with Fruit and serve with a Ladle into Punch glasses.

English Bishop Punch

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Roast an Orange before a fire or in a hot oven. When brown cut it in quarters and drop the pieces, with a few Cloves, into a small porcelain-lined or agate vessel, and pour in 1 quart of hot Port Wine. Add 6 lumps Cut Loaf Sugar and let the mixture simmer over the fire for 30 minutes. Serve in Stem glasses with Nutmeg grated on top.

Pineapple Julep

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

(For a Party of 6—Use a small punch bowl)

1 quart of Sparkling Moselle.
1 jigger Cusenier Grenadine.
1 jigger Maraschino.
1 jigger Sir Robert Burnette’s Old Tom Gin.
1 jigger Lemon Juice.
1 jigger Orange Bitters.
1 jigger Angostura Bitters.
4 Oranges, sliced.
2 Lemons, sliced.
1 ripe Pineapple, sliced and quartered.
4 tablespoonfuls Sugar.
1 bottle Apollinaris Water.

Place large square of Ice in bowl; dress with the Fruits and serve Julep in fancy Stem glass.