Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Schiedam Gin Cocktail

Source:  Modern American Drinks page:  35
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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3 dash Peychaud bitters

Ingredient: Peychaud bitters

What it is:  Bitters
Substitution:  bitter

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or orange bitters
1 jigger Schiedam gin

Ingredient: Schiedam gin

What it is:  Gin

A Jenever (gin) from the city of Schiedam in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands. It is known its historical center with its canals, and the tallest old windmills in the world.

Substitution:  gin (Jenever)

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1 piece lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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Mix same as Holland Gin Cocktail, using Schiedam gin in place of Holland.

Variant of:  Holland Gin Cocktail