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Brandy Julep

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Into a small Bar glass pour ¾ Wineglass of Water and stir in 1 heaping teaspoonful of Bar Sugar. Bruise 3 or 4 sprigs of Mint in the Sugar and Water with a Muddler until the flavor of the Mint has been extracted. Then withdraw the Mint and pour the flavored Water into a tall Shell glass or large Goblet, which has been filled with fine Ice, and add:
1 jigger of Brandy.
2 dashes Jamaica Rum.

Stir well; decorate with few sprigs of Mint by planting the sprigs stems downward in the Ice around the rim of glass; dress with Fruit and serve.

Burnt Brandy

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Place two lumps of Cut Loaf Sugar in a small, shallow dish or saucer and pour over the Sugar 1½ jiggers of Cognac Brandy. Ignite the Sugar and Brandy and let them burn for about two minutes. Then cover the dish or saucer with a plate, and when the fire is extinguished pour the liquid into a small Bar glass and serve.


Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Fill large Bar glass ¾ full Shaved Ice.

2 teaspoonfuls Bar Sugar dissolved in little Water.
1 pony Curacoa.
1 pony Brandy.
½ pony Jamaica Rum.
½ pony Whiskey.

Shake well; dress with Fruit and serve with Straws.

Punch a la Romaine

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

(For a Party of 16)

1 bottle Champagne.
1 bottle Rum.
2 tablespoons Dr. Siegert’s genuine Angostura Bitters.
10 Lemons.
3 sweet Oranges.
2 pounds Powdered Sugar.
10 fresh Eggs.

Dissolve the Sugar in the Juice of the Lemons and Oranges adding the Rind of 1 Orange.

Strain through a Sieve into a bowl and add by degrees the whites of the Eggs beaten to a froth.

Place the bowl on Ice ‘till cold, then stir in the Rum and Wine until thoroughly mixed. Serve in fancy Stem glasses.


Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

1 teaspoonful Bar Sugar in large Bar glass.
2 dashes Lemon Juice with the Skin of Two Slices.
Fill glass ¾ full Shaved Ice.
1 dash Seltzer Water.
2 dashes Jamaica Rum.

Fill up with Claret or Burgundy; shake; ornament with Fruit and serve with Straws.