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Dixie Whiskey Cocktail

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2 lumps of sugar
small teaspoon of Angostura Bitter
small teaspoon of Lemon Juice
4 glasses of Whiskey
small teaspoonful of Curacao
2 teaspoonsful of Creme de Menthe

To 2 lumps of sugar add a small teaspoon of Angostura Bitters, another of Lemon Juice, 4 glasses of Whiskey, a small teaspoonful of Curacao and 2 teaspoonsful of Creme de Menthe. Add plenty of ice and shake carefully. Serve.

From The great British bartender Harry Craddock, in his 1930 masterpiece guide to imbibing, The Savoy Cocktail Book

Don Lindgren
 

 

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