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Country Club Punch

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Take 1½ lbs. of Cut Loaf Sugar and rub the lumps on the skins of 4 Lemons and 2 Oranges until the Sugar becomes well saturated with the oil from the skins. Then put the Sugar thus prepared into a large porcelain-lined or agate Mixing vessel, and add:
12 Oranges, sliced.
1 Pineapple, sliced.
1 box Strawberries.
2 bottles (quarts) Apollinaris Water.

Stir thoroughly with oak paddle or large silver ladle, and add:
1 jigger Benedictine.
1 jigger Red Curacoa.
1 jigger Maraschino.
½ jigger Jamaica Rum.
1 quart Brandy.
4 quarts Tokay or Sweet Catawba Wine.
2 quarts Madeira Wine.
4 quarts Chateau Margaux.

Mix well with oak paddle or ladle and strain into another bowl in which has been placed a block of clear ice. Then pour in 6 quarts Champagne. Decorate the Ice with Fruits, Berries, etc. Serve in Punch cups or glasses, dressing each glass with Fruit and Berries from the bowl.

Gin and Calamus

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Put ½ oz. of Calamus Root, which has been steeped, into a quart bottle of Gin.

Serve as you would a Straight Drink.

Tom Tom

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Use a large Brandy Roller glass.
Fill Roller half full of Fine Ice.
Add 1 pony of Old Brandy.
1 jigger of green Creme de Menthe and serve.

Bamboo Cocktail

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Fill large Bar glass ⅓ full Fine Ice.

¾ Sherry Wine.
¾ Italian Vermouth.

Stir; strain into Cocktail glass. Serve.

Brandy Float

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Fill a Cocktail glass ⅔ full of Carbonated Water.
1 pony Brandy floated on top.

(Use spoon to float the Brandy).