Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Arf and Arf

The above is an old English drink, and has become quite a favorite in this country; it is mixed as follows:
1/2 large bar glass port wine

Ingredient: port wine

What it is:  Port
Portuguese fortified wine from the Douro Valley in the northern provinces of Portugal. It is typically a sweet red wine, but also comes in dry, semi-dry and white varieties. It is often served as a dessert wine.

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1/2 large bar glass ale

Ingredient: ale

What it is:  Beer

Ale is a type of beer brewed from malted barley using a top-fermenting brewers' yeast.

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(Use a large bar glass.)

But in this country it is mostly understood to use half Old and half New Ale mixed; the proper way is, to ask how the customer desires it, and see that the drink if cold enough in summer time, but still not too cold.