Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

National Guard 7th Regiment Punch

1 table-spoon sugar

Ingredient: sugar

What it is:  Additive
Many 19th century recipes specifically called for white sugar, which is more refined and preferred over browner sugars. But modern white sugar is probably too refined, making raw cane sugar the best, easily available choice.

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1/4 lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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1 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 wine-glass Catawba wine

Ingredient: Catawba wine

What it is:  Wine

American wine grown from the Catawba grape, predominantly on the East Coast of the U.S.. This purplish-red grape has a rather sweet and a pronounced musky or "foxy" flavor.

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raspberry syrup

Ingredient: raspberry syrup

What it is:  Syrup
Raspberry and sugar syrup.

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flavor with
(Use large bar glass.)

Fill the glass with shaved ice. Shade and mix throughly, then ornament with slices of orange, pineapple, and berries in season, and dash with Jamaica rum. This declicious beverage should be imbibed through a straw.