Jerry Thomas' Bartender's Guide

Rock and Rye.
(Use small bar-glass.)
Take 1 table-spoonful of rock-candy syrup
1 wine-glass of rye whiskey.

Stir them together thoroughly, and serve. This is often prescribed for a cold.

Stone Fence.
(Use large bar-glass.)
Take 1 wine-glass of Bourbon or rye whiskey.
2 or 3 small lumps of ice.
Fill up the glass with sweet cider.

Boonekamp and Whiskey.
(Use small whiskey-glass.)
Hand the customer a small whiskey-glass, a bottle of whiskey, a bottle of Boonekamp bitters, a glass of ice water, and let him mix to suit himself. This is an excellent occasional tonic.

"Jerry Thomas' " own Decanter Bitters.
(Bottle and serve in pony-glass.)
Take ¼ pound of raisins.
2 ounces of cinnamon.
1 ounce of snake-root.
1 lemon and 1 orange cut in slices.
1 ounce of cloves.
1 ounce of allspice.
Fill decanter with Santa Cruz rum.

As fast as the bitters is used fill up again with rum.

Burnt Brandy and Peach.
(Use small bar-glass.)
Take 1 wine-glass of Cognac {burnt in a saucer or
2 lumps of white sugar } plate.
2 or 3 slices of dried peaches.

Place the dried fruit in a glass and pour the liquid
over them. This drink is very popular in the Southern States, where it is sometimes used as a cure for diarrhoea.

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