Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

The American Champagne Cup

2 wine-glass pineapple syrup

Ingredient: pineapple syrup

What it is:  Syrup
Fruit syrup that can be purchased or made from sweetened, concentrated pineapple juice.

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4 to 6 sprig green balm

Ingredient: green balm

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1 pint Curaçao (red)

Ingredient: Curaçao (red)

Substitution:  bitter Substitution:  orange Substitution:  orange bitters

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1 pint Chartreuse

Ingredient: Chartreuse

What it is:  Liqueur

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

Substitution:  Chartreuse (yellow)

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1 quart 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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or Cognac
1 quart Tokay

Ingredient: Tokay

Also Known As:  Tokaji What it is:  Wine
Wines from the region of Tokaj-Hegyalja in Hungary. This region is noted for its sweet wines made from grapes affected by noble rot, a style of wine which has a long history in this region.

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4 bottle Apollinaris water

Ingredient: Apollinaris water

What it is:  Additive

Brand of effervescent table water, very well-known in German-speaking countries as "The Queen of Table Waters". Since 1852, Apollinaris is sourced from a spring in Bad Neuenahr, Germany.

Substitution:  seltzer water Substitution:  soda water Substitution:  syphon seltzer

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6 orange

Ingredient: orange

What it is:  Fruit
Fruit of Citrus sinensis is called sweet orange to distinguish it from Citrus aurantium, the bitter orange.

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cut in slices
2 lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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cut in slices
stir well together, let it stand two hours, strain it into another bowl and add:
1/2 pineapple

Ingredient: pineapple

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for an edible tropical plant and also its fruit. While sweet, it is known for its high acid content

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cut in slices
1/2 quart strawberry

Ingredient: strawberry

What it is:  Fruit
Garden strawberries are a species of Fragaria that belongs to the family Rosaceae. Technically, it is not a fruit but a "false fruit". The garden strawberry was first bred in Brittany, France in 1740 via a cross of Fragaria virginiana from eastern North America , which was noted for its flavor, and Fragaria chiloensis from Chile brought by Amédée-François Frézier, which was noted for its large size.

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(calls for 1/2 box)
6 bottle Champagne

Ingredient: Champagne

Also Known As:  Sparkling wine What it is:  Wine
Sparkling wine produced by inducing the in-bottle secondary fermentation of the wine to effect carbonation. It is produced exclusively within the Champagne region of France.

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(Use a large punch bowl for a party of forty.)

Place the bowl in the ice, and sweeten with a little sugar and let it ferment, stir up well and serve the same as American Claret Cup, and this will give satisfaction to any Bon Ton party in America.