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

 

A Classic Cocktail

Saratoga Brace Up

1/2 oz sugar
2 dashes Boker's bitters
2 dashes lemon juice
1 dash lime juice
2 dashes absinthe
1 raw egg
1 1/8 oz brandy
3/4 oz shaved ice

Shake in a cocktail shaker. Strain into pint glass. Fill with club soda, Vichy water or Apollinaris water. Serve.

New & Improved Illustrated Bartender's Manual, 1888
 

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