Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Orgeat Punch

1 1/2 table-spoon orgeat syrup

Ingredient: orgeat syrup

Also Known As:  orgeade What it is:  Syrup
Sweet syrup made from almonds, sugar and rose water or orange-flower water. It was, however, originally made with a barley-almond blend. It has a pronounced almond taste and is used to flavor many cocktails, perhaps the most famous of which is the Mai Tai.

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1 1/2 wine-glass brandy

Ingredient: brandy

What 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.

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1/2 lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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juiced
(Use large bar glass.)

Shake well, ornament with berries in season, and dash port wine on top. Place the straw, as represented in cut of mint julep.