Turf Cocktail No. II

1 1/2 oz dry gin
1 oz dry vermouth
2 bar spoons absinthe or Pernod
1 bar spoons maraschino liqueur
1 dash orange bitters or Abbott's Bitters

Shake with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass.

The Gentleman's Companion, 1946

A Classic Cocktail

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

 

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