Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Golden Slipper

1/2 wine-glass Chartreuse (yellow)

Ingredient: Chartreuse (yellow)

What it is:  Liqueur

French liqueur composed of distilled alcohol flavored with 130 herbal extracts.

Substitution:  Chartreuse

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1 egg

Ingredient: egg

What it is:  Additive
Bird eggs are a common food and one of the most versatile ingredients used in cooking and have long been used in drinks. Usually used to add consistency and foam, egg whites and yolks are usually separated with "silver" indicating the white and "golden" the yolk. Modern chicken eggs are much larger, so use the smallest ones available.

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fresh yolk, cold
1/2 wine-glass Danziger Goldwasser

Ingredient: Danziger Goldwasser

What it is:  Liqueur

A root and herbal liqueur which has been produced since at least 1598 in Gdansk (Danzig). The most prominent characteristic of this alcoholic beverage is small flakes of 22 or 23 karat gold suspended in it.

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(Use a Sherry wine glass.)

The above drink is a great favorite of the ladies from Southern America, and must be mixed in a very careful manner, so that the yolk of the egg does not run into the liquor, and keep its form. (See Illustration, Plate No. 13.)