A Classic Cocktail
2 glasses gin
2 glasses French vermouth
1 glass Grand Marnier
1 dash of absinthe
Shake with ice. Strain into 6 cocktail glasses.
Not only the favourite drink, but also the one made famous, if not invented, by Richard William ("Deadwood Dick") Clark, recently deceased.*
Onetime Custer scout, Pony Express rider, Deadwood Gulch stage coach guard, inspiration for all the Deadwood Dick novels of E. L. Wheeler, friends of Wild Westerners, Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, Poker Alice Tubbs, Calamity Jane, Madame Mustache and Diamond Dick Turner of Norfolk, Nebraska. Clark is buried on Sunrise Mountain, overlooking Deadwood Gulch, South Dakota.
*Recently in 1930 -ed.
Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930
Popular History Items
- 19th Century Distiller's Manuals
- Poisons of French Liqueurs
- FOOD INSPECTION DECISION 147 - The US Ban on Absinthe
- Newspaper, 1870. Absinthe Origins of Vermouth
- By The Absinthe Route - From an anthology of travel stories
- Newspaper, 1860. Warnings of effects of absinthe abuse
- Newspaper, 1861. Absinthe and its Poisonous Effects