Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Turf Cocktail

Source:  Modern American Drinks page:  42
1 dash Angostura bitters

Ingredient: Angostura bitters

What it is:  Bitters

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3 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 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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1/2 large bar glass 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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fine
1 piece lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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twisted peel

One dash Angostura bitters, three dashes orange bitters, one jigger Tom gin in a mixing-​glass half- full fine ice. Mix, strain into cocktail-​glass; add a piece twisted lemon-​peel.