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1

Aviation Cocktail
[1910-1920 New York]

2oz Beefeater Gin
1/2oz Marachino Liquor (Luxardo)
1/2oz Lemon Juice

Shake / Strain Cocktail Glass

2

Bellini
[1940-1950 Harry's Bar Venice]

1.5oz White Peach Puree
4oz Champagne
(optional: 1/2oz Peach Liquor)

Gently Stir Peach Puree / Champagne
Strain into flute
Top with Peach liquor (optional)

3

Blood and Sand
[1920-1930]

3/4oz Chivas Regal Scotch Whisky
3/4oz Cherry Herring
3/4oz Italian Sweet Vermouth
3/4oz Fresh Squeezed OJ

Shake / Strain Cocktail Glass
Garnish: Orange

4

Bloody Mary
[1920-1930 Harry' Bar Paris ]

1.5oz Vodka
2 dash Worcestershire sauce
4 dash Tabasco
Pinch Salt and Pepper
1/4oz Lemon Juice
4oz Tomato Juice

Combine ingredients
Roll so tomato juice does not foam
Strain into iced Goblet

5

Caipirinha [1930-1940]
Caipirissima, Caipiroska [1960-1970]

2oz Cachaca (Caipirissima - White Rum, Caipiroska -Vodka)
3/4oz Simple Syrup
1/2 Lime Quartered and Muddled

Place limes in glass with sugar
Muddle
Shake / Strain with used ice in Rocks Glass

6

Collins (Ton, John, Vodka)
[1820-1830 London]

1.5 oz Beefeater Gin (John -Genever or Bourbon, Vodka)
3/4 oz Lemon Juice
3/4 oz Simple Syrup

Shake, strain over ice
Garnish: Orange / Cherry Flag

7

Cosmopolitan [1980-1990 Dale Degroff]

1.5 oz Citron Vodka
3/4 oz Cointreau
1/4 Lime Juice
1 oz Cranberry Juice

Shake, serve up
Garnish : Orange Peel

8

Daiquiri [Cuba 1900-1910]
*First straight up cocktail to be invented outside the U.S

1.5 oz White Rum
3/4 oz Simple Syrup
3/4 oz Fresh Lime
Shake / Strain over ice
Garnish: Lime Wheel

*Classic*
Stir juice of half lime with 1/2 teaspoon superfine sugar, add rum last,

9

Gimlet [1890-1900]
*British Navy gave lime juice to sailors to prevent scurvy. Officers mixed with plymouth gin

2.5 oz Beefeater Gin
1/2 oz Preserved Lime Juice (Roses, Angostora)
Garnish: Lime Wedge

10

Gin Fizz [1870-1880]
*Proper Fizz never served with ice

1.5 oz Beefeater Gin
3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
3/4 Simple or 1 teaspoon superfine sugar
NO ICE
NO GARNISH

11

Hot Toddy [Scotland 1750-1760]

2 oz Glenlivet or Irish Redbreast
1 barspoon sugar or 1/4 oz honey
1 Strip thin cut lemon wheel
2-4 oz Boiling water
Warm glass with boiling water rinse
Add sugar, lemon, 1/2 oz boiling water
Add whiskey followed by more water

12

Irish Coffee [Dublin - Airport Joe Sheridan 1940-1950]

1.5 oz Jameson
1 oz S.S or Brown Sugar S.S
4 oz Coffee
Lightly Whipped Unsweetened Cream
Combine in glass, ladle cream

13

Mai Tai [Trader Vic - Oakland CA 1940-1950]

2oz Aged (Jamaican) Rum
3/4 oz Lime Juice
3/4 oz Orange Curacao
1 teaspoon Oregat Syrup
Garnish: Lime Wheel, Mint Sprig, Orchid

14

Manhattan [1870-1880]
Rob Roy [1890-1900]

2 oz Rye or Bourbon Whiskey
1 oz Sweet Vermouth
2-3 Dashes Angostora Bitters
(Rob Roy - Blended Scotch - Orange Bitters - Orange Peel)
*Dry
Dry Vermouth, Garnish Lemon Peel
*Perfect
Equal Parts Sweet / Dry Vermouth , Garnish Lemon Peel

15

Margarita [1930-1940]

2 oz Silver Tequila
1 oz Cointreau
3/4 Lime Juice
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
Coarse Salt / Lime Wedge

*

16

Dry Martini [1890-1900]

1895-1915
1.5 oz Beefeater
1.5 oz Dry Vermouth
2 dashes orange bitters
Garnish: Lemon / Orange Peel

[1950-1960]
3 oz Gin
1/8 oz Dry Vermouth

Wash ice with vermouth, strain
Add spirit, stir
Garnish Spanish pitted Olive

17

Mint Julep [1790-1800]

2.5 oz Bourbon / Rye / VSOP Cognac
1 oz S.S or 2 teaspoons superfine sugar
2-4 Mint Sprigs
Muddle Mint / Sugar
Add 1/2 Spirit and Crushed Ice
Stir until frosted
Add remaining spirits

18

Mojito [1920-1930]

1.5 oz White Rum
3/4 oz Fresh Lime
3/4 oz S.S
Mint
1 oz Soda Water
Muddle Mint
Shake Strain over Fresh ice or Stir in Highball

19

Negroni [1910-1920]

1 oz Beefeater
1 oz Campari
1 oz Italian Sweet Vermouth
Stir
Garnish Orange Peel

20

Old Fashioned [1800-1810]

Traditional
2 oz Rye / Bourbon
3 dash angostora bitters
1 sugar cube or barspoon full of sugar
1 lemon peel
splash Soda / Water

Muddled [1910-1920]
Same as above
Muddle 2 orange slices / 2 cherries

21

Pisco Sour [Peru 1910-1920]
*National Drink of Chile / Peru

2 oz Pisco
1 oz Fresh Squeezed Lime
1 oz S.S
Several Drops Angostora
Egg White

Shake all ingredients except egg / bitters
Strain add foam with drops of bitters in it over top

22

Sazerac [1870-1880]

2 oz Rye
2 Dash Peychaud Bitters
Splash Pernod
1/2 oz S.S tiny splash water

23

Side Car [1920-1930]

1.5 oz Vs or VSOP Cognac
3/4 Cointreau
1/2 - 3/4 Lemon
Shake / Strain
Sugar Rim
Garnish: Orange Peel

24

Stinger [New York Nightcap 1890-1900]

2 oz Vs, VSOP or Cordon Bleu Cognac
1 oz White creme de menthe

25

Whiskey Sour [1850-1860]

1.5 oz Bourbon / Rye
3/4 oz S.S
3/4 Fresh Lemon Juice
Garnish: Flag