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Mint Julep – Kentucky Style

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Use a large Silver Mug.
Dissolve one lump of Sugar in one-half pony of Water.
Fill mug with Fine Ice.
Two jiggers of Old Bourbon Whiskey.

Stir well; add one boquet of Mint and serve.
Be careful and not bruise the Mint.


Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

2 teaspoonfuls Vanilla Cordial in Sherry Wine glass.
1 yolk of an Egg covered with Benedictine so as not to break the yolk.
½ Wineglass Kuemmel.
1 light dash Angostura Bitters.

The colors should be kept separate and great care exercised to prevent the ingredients from running together.

Buttered Rum

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

In a Tumbler drop 1 lump of Sugar and dissolve it in a little hot Water, and add:
1¼ Jiggers Rum.
1 piece of Butter about the size of a Walnut.

Grate Nutmeg on top and serve.

Companion Punch

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

(2½-Gallon Mixture for a Reception or Party of 50 People)

Into a large Punch bowl pour:
1¼ pints Lemon Juice.
2 pints Gum Syrup.
¾ pint Orange Juice.
1¼ pints Brandy.
6 quarts equal parts Sweet and Dry Catawba.
2 quarts Carbonated Water.

When well stirred place large block of Ice in center of bowl; dress the Ice with Fruit and serve with a Ladle into Punch glasses.

Fog Horn – Country Club Style

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Use a large Mixing glass; fill with Lump Ice.

½ Lime Juice.
½ Lemon Juice.
1 teaspoonful Bar Sugar.
1 jigger Burnette’s Old Tom Gin.

Stir well; strain into tall, thin glass and fill with imported Ginger Ale.