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

Loftus

Add to iced tumbler, shake and strain into a cocktail glass: 

1/3 French vermouth
1/3 Italian vermouth 
1/3 absinthe

Called in compliment to Cissie Loftus, famous English
comedienne and mimic, long a popular top-liner.

The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book

 

 

 

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