Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Orchard Punch

2 table-spoon orchard syrup

Ingredient: orchard syrup

Also Known As:  maple sugar syrup What it is:  Syrup

Unknown and unavailable ingredient, but assumed to have been made from maple syrup. 

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2 to 3 dash lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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or lime juice
1/2 pony 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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dissolve well with a little water
1 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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fill the glass
1 wine-glass California brandy

Ingredient: California brandy

What it is:  Brandy
Californian spirit produced by distilling wine, the wine having first been produced by fermenting grapes. When used generically, "brandy" typically refers to grape brandy.

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(Use a large bar glass.)

Mix well with a spoon and ornament with grapes, oranges, pineapple and berries; top off with a little Port wine, and serve with a straw.