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Brandy Shrub

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

(2-Gallon Mixture For 40 People)

Into a Punch bowl put the Peeled Rinds of 5 Lemons and the Juice of 12 Lemons and add 5 quarts of Brandy. Make the bowl airtight and set it aside. At the expiration of 6 days add 3 quarts of Sherry wine and 6 pounds of Loaf Sugar, which has been dissolved in 1 quart of plain Soda. Strain through a bag and bottle.

Currant Shrub

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

For mixing use a porcelain-lined or agate vessel, and put in:
1½ lbs. Cut Loaf Sugar.
1 quart Currant Juice

Place vessel on the fire and let it boil slowly for 10 minutes, and skim well while boiling. Then remove vessel from fire and add ½ gill of Brandy to every pint of Shrub. Bottle and cork securely. This drink is served by simply pouring a little of the Syrup into Ice Water, as any drink from Fruit Syrup is prepared. The basis preparation for all Shrubs or Small Fruits, such as Cherries, Raspberries, etc., is prepared in the same way as directed for Currant Shrub, varying the quantity of Sugar used to suit the kind of Fruit.

Boating Punch

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Into a large Bar glass put:
2 teaspoonfuls Bar Sugar.
2 dashes Lemon Juice.
1 dash Lime Juice.

Fill up with Shaved Ice and add:
1 pony Brandy.
1 jigger Santa Cruz Rum.

Stir; dress with Fruit and serve with Straws.

Club Cocktail

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Fill large Bar glass ½ full Shaved Ice.

2 dashes Angostura Bitters.
2 dashes Pineapple Syrup.
1 jigger Brandy.

Stir; strain into Cocktail glass; dress with Berries; dash with Champagne; twist a piece of Lemon Skin over the drink and drop it on top. Serve.

Ladies’ Delight – Thursday Luncheon Punch

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

1 quart of Orange Pekoe Tea (cold).
1 quart of Old Country Club Brandy.
1 pint of Lemon Juice.
1 pint of Orange Juice.
½ pint of Pineapple Juice.
2 quarts Berncastler Berg.
1 pint of Bar Sugar.

Use a large Punch bowl with one Lump of Ice.
Pour in mixture; add one quart of Cook’s Imperial Champagne.
Stir well; decorate with fresh Mint, Fruit in season, and serve.