Martini (Special) Cocktail

4 glasses of gin
1 1/2 glasses Italian vermouth
1/3 glass orange-flower water
1 dash absinthe
1 dash Angostura Bitters

Shake with lumps of cracked ice. Strain into 2 cocktail glasses.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

 

A Classic Cocktail

Parisian "Good-Morning"

1 1/2 oz absinthe
1 bar spoons dry vermouth
2 bar spoons gomme syrup or sugar
1 bar spoons yellow Chartreuse
Juice of 1 lime or 1/2 lemon, strained
2 bar spoons anisette

Frappe with lumps of cracked ice. Strain into rocks glass. Add ice and top with club soda. Stir.

The Gentleman's Companion, 1946

 

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