Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Country Cocktail

Source:  Modern American Drinks page:  30
2 dash Boker's bitters

Ingredient: Boker's bitters

What it is:  Bitters
Brand of proprietary, aromatic bitters no longer available. Appears mostly in 19th century cocktail books. Other barnds such as Angostura or Fee Brothers can be used as substitutes.

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2 dash orange bitters

Ingredient: orange bitters

What it is:  Bitters

A bitters is an alcoholic beverage that contains herbal essences, has a bitter or bittersweet flavor, and

Substitution:  bitter

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1 piece lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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peel
1 jigger rye whiskey

Ingredient: rye whiskey

What it is:  Whiskey

American rye whiskey, must be distilled from at least 51 percent rye. Canadian rye whisky, may or may not include rye, so long as it possesses the aroma, taste and character generally attributed to Canadian whisky it may legally be labeled "rye". Rye whiskey is less sweet than Bourbon whiskey.

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A mixing-​glass half-​full fine ice, two dashes of orange bitters, two dashes Boker bitters, one piece lemon-​peel, one jigger rye whiskey—no sweetening. Mix and strain into a cocktail-​glass.