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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.

Remsen Cooler

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Use a medium size Fizz glass.
Peel a Lemon as you would an Apple.
Place the Rind or Peeling into the Fizz glass.
2 or 3 lumps of Crystal Ice.
1 Wineglass of Remsen Scotch Whiskey.
Fill up the balance with Club Soda; stir up slowly with a spoon and serve.

In this country it is often the case that people call a Remsen Cooler where they want Old Tom Gin or Sloe Gin instead of Scotch Whiskey. It is therefore the bartender’s duty to mix as desired.

Apollinaris Lemonade

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Fill large Bar glass ⅔ full Shaved Ice.

2 teaspoonfuls Powdered Sugar.
1 Lemon’s Juice.

Fill up with Apollinaris; stir; strain into Lemonade glass dress with Fruit and serve.