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December 17, 2009

The Roarin' 20's...

I'm going through a major 1920's kick right now. BIG draw. Especially the classic cocktails of the era.

I have a feeling something's brewing in the back of my mind in regards to a story plot that deals with the 20's, but not entirely sure yet.

In the mean time, I want to post some drink recipes to keep on hand. These are ones I really want to try as well.

1 ounce white peach puree
5 ounces chilled Champagne

Pour peach puree into a champagne flute, then add champagne. The peach puree can either be made from peeled fresh peaches that have been peeled or a peach puree. Serves: 1

Bees Knees

6 Tbsp Gin
1 Tsp Honey
1 Tsp Lemon Juice

Shake ingredients well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Serves: 1

Gin Gimlet
3 Tbsp Gin
3 Tsp Roses Lime or fresh lime juice

Shake with ice, strain and pour into a cocktail glass. Serves: 1

Pink Lady
2 ounces Gin
1 teaspoon Grenadine
1 egg white (optional)
1/2 ounce heavy cream

Shake the ingredients with ice and strain into glass rimmed with grenadine and sugar.

Bolo Cocktail
2 oz rum
1/2 oz lime juice
1 oz orange juice
2 dashes Angostura Bitters

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

2 oz whiskey
ginger ale

Fill a highball glass with ice. Pour the whiskey into the glass. Top with ginger ale.

Mary Pickford
2 oz light rum
2 oz pineapple juice
1 tsp grenadine
1 tsp maraschino cherry juice

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. shake well. Strain into cocktail glass.


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