Source: Modern American Drinks page: 37
1/2 large bar glass ice
Ingredient: iceWhat 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).
2 dash gum syrup
2 dash Peychaud bitters
1 pony glass Italian vermouth
1/2 pony glass absinthe
Ingredient: absintheWhat it is: Spirit
An anise-flavored spirit derived from herbs, including the flowers and leaves of the herb Artemisia absinthium (wormwood). Absinthe traditionally has a natural green color but can also be colorless. Although absinthe was vilified, no evidence has shown it to be any more dangerous than ordinary spirits.
1/2 pony glass brandy
Ingredient: brandyWhat it is: Brandy
Brandy (from brandywine, derived from Dutch brandewijn—"burnt wine") is a spirit produced by distilling wine, the wine having first been produced by fermenting grapes. Brandy generally contains 35%–60% alcohol by volume and is typically taken as an after-dinner drink. While some brandies are aged in wooden casks, most are colored with caramel coloring to imitate the effect of such aging.
1 piece lemonpeel
Ingredient: lemonWhat it is: Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.
Mixing-glass half-full fine ice, two dashes gum- syrup, two dashes Peyschaud bitters, one pony Italian vermouth, half a pony absinthe, half a pony brandy. Mix and strain into cocktail-glass. Twist a piece lemon-peel over top.