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Doray Sour

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Fill large Bar glass ⅔ full Shaved Ice.

3 dashes Gum Syrup
4 dashes Lemon Juice.
1 dash Lime Juice.
1 teaspoonful Abricontine or green Chartreuse.
½ jigger Tokay or Sweet Catawba Wine.
½ jigger Brandy.

Stir well and strain into a fancy Sour glass; dress with Fruits; dash with Apollinaris or Seltzer; top off with a little Claret and serve.

Leaping Frog

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

1 jigger Hungarian Apricot Brandy.
Juice of ½ Lime.

Fill glass with Lump Ice.
Shake well and strain into Stem glass.

Cold Ruby Punch

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

(2½-Gallon Mixture for 50 People)

4 lbs. Cut Loaf Sugar.
2 quarts Port Wine.
2 quarts Batavia Arrack.
6 quarts green Tea.
Juice of 24 Lemons.

(See instructions for mixing and serving Punches in quantities.)

Abricontine Pousse Cafe

Monday, January 1st, 1917

Fill Pousse Cafe glass one-third full of Abricontine and add Maraschino, Curacoa, Chartreuse and Brandy in equal proportions until the glass is filled. The ingredients should be poured in one after the other from a small Wine glass, with great care, to prevent the colors from blending. Ignite the Brandy on top, and after it has blazed for a few seconds extinguishing it by placing a saucer or the bottom of another glass over the blazing fluid. Then serve.

Stone Sour

Monday, January 1st, 1917

Use a tall, thin glass; fill with fine Ice.
½ pony Lemon Juice.
½ pony Orange Juice.
2 dashes Rock Candy Syrup.
1 jigger Old Tom Gin.

Leave in Ice; stir well and serve.