Jerry Thomas' Bartender's Guide

Bottle Cocktail.
To make a splendid bottle of brandy cocktail, use
the following ingredients:
Take 2/3 brandy.
1/3 water.
1 pony-glass of Boker's bitters.
1 wine-glass of gum syrup.
½ pony-glass of Curacoa.

The author has always used this recipe in com,
pounding the above beverage for connoisseurs.
Whiskey and gin cocktails, in bottles, may be made
by using the above recipe, and substituting the
liquors instead of brandy.

Champagne Cocktail.
(Pint bottle of wine for three goblets.)
(Per glass.)
Take 1 lump of sugar.
1 or 2 dashes Angostura bitters.
1 small lump of ice.

Fill the goblet with wine, stir up with a spoon, and serve with a thin piece of twisted lemon peel. A quart bottle of wine will make six cocktails.

Coffee Cocktail.
(Use a large bar-glass.)
Take 1 tea-spoonful powdered white sugar.
1 fresh egg.
1 large wine-glass of port wine.
1 pony of brandy.
2 or 3 lumps of ice.

Break the egg into the glass, put in the sugar, and lastly the port wine, brandy and ice. Shake up very thoroughly, and strain into a medium bar goblet. Grate a little nutmeg on top before serving.

The name of this drink is a misnomer, as coffee and
bitters are not to be found among its ingredients, but
it looks like coffee when it has been properly concocted,
and hence probably its name.

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