Yale Cocktail (1895)
laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Jun 27 03:34:38 UTC 2000
At 8:34 PM -0400 6/26/00, Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:
>YALE COCKTAIL (continued)
> This is a terrible omission by the OED!
> From MODERN AMERICAN DRINKS, HOW TO MIX AND SERVE ALL KINDS OF CUPS AND
>DRINKS (Merriam Company, NY, 1895) by George J. Kappeler, pg. 44:
> _Yale Cocktail._
> Fill a mixing-glass half-full fine ice, three dashes orange bitters,
>one dash Peyschaud bitters, a piece lemon-peel, one jigger Tom gin. Mix,
>strain into cocktail-glass; add a squirt of siphon seltzer.
And now, barely a century later, you can't even find half of the essential
ingredients on campus here. Very sad.
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