Classic Cocktails

Brut

2 dashes orange bitters
1/2 jigger of French vermouth
1/2 jigger of Calisaya
1 dash absinthe

Stir in iced mixing glass and strain into chilled cocktail glass.

"An extremely 'dry' cocktail. 'Brut' (French) means 'raw.'  Many customers pronounced it 'Brute,' and so thought it."

The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book

A Classic Cocktail

Martini (Special) Cocktail

4 glasses of gin
1 1/2 glasses Italian vermouth
1/3 glass orange-flower water
1 dash absinthe
1 dash Angostura Bitters

Shake with lumps of cracked ice. Strain into 2 cocktail glasses.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

 

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The WS Absinthe Tasting Journal

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