Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Clover Leaf Cocktail

ice

Ingredient: ice

What it is:  Additive
The new general availability of ice in the mid 1800s revolutionized bar-tending and drinking. Ice was delivered in blocks that then had to to be broken, crushed, picked and shaved for increasingly popular individual drinks (as opposed to large punches).

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fill mixing glass with lump ice
1/2 pony glass grenadine

Ingredient: grenadine

Also Known As:  pomegranate syrup What it is:  Syrup

Traditionally a red syrup used as an ingredient in cocktails, both for its flavor and to give a reddish/pink tinge to mixed drinks. The name "grenadine" comes from the French word grenade.

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(calls for Cusenier Grenadine.)
1 egg

Ingredient: egg

What it is:  Additive
Bird eggs are a common food and one of the most versatile ingredients used in cooking and have long been used in drinks. Usually used to add consistency and foam, egg whites and yolks are usually separated with "silver" indicating the white and "golden" the yolk. Modern chicken eggs are much larger, so use the smallest ones available.

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white only
1 jigger Old Tom Gin

Ingredient: Old Tom Gin

What it is:  Gin

A lightly sweetened Gin popular in 18th-century England that now is rarely available.

Substitution:  gin (London Dry)

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(calls for Sir Robert Burnette's Old Tom Gin)

Shake well and strain into a Cocktail glass.