laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Nov 13 06:17:06 UTC 2000
At 11:52 AM -0500 11/13/00, Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:
>THE DRINKS OF YESTERYEAR
> A MIXOLOGY
>Being the 200 Authentic Favorite Formulas of a Pre-Volstead "Wine Clerk" Who
> ALL MEN
> YALE MEN
> ALL THEIR GOODLY COMPANY
>Whatsoever "Little Hearts Desire"
> Indexed with
>Foreword of Fond Recollections
>Allusional Headnotes to Individual Recipes
>(By Jere Sullivan, 1930--ed.)
>Known to Yale Men Everywhere.
>1/3 French Vermouth
>1/3 Creme de Yvette
>Shake and strain into a cocktail glass
Lost wisdom of the (s)ages, I fear. Not only does this one not seem
to be known to Yale men even in New Haven (let alone everywhere)
anymore, most if not all of us can't even get our hands on a good
bottle of Creme de Yvette. Or on why it isn't spelled Creme
d'Yvette, whatever it is.
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