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Vintage Placemat

This placemat is from the 1950's featuring recipes for these classic cocktails: Daiquiri, Screwdriver, Manhattan, Gin Ricky, Angel's Kiss, Grasshopper, Pink Lady, Ward 8, Martini, Bloody Mary, Sidecar, Old Fashioned, Gimlet, Creme De Menthe Frappe, Stinger, Planters Punch, Alexander, Tom Collins, Rob Roy, Gin 'N Tonic, Champagne Cocktail, Mint Julep, Whiskey Sour, and Singapore Sling. This placemat was printed by Springprint of Springfield, OH.

Some Cocktail Sugestions



Name of Cocktail Recipe
Daiquiri juice of 1/2 lime or lemon, 1 tsp. powdered sugar, 1 and 1/2 oz. light Bacardi Rum: shake well with cracked ice and when shaker frosts, strain
Screwdriver 2 oz. Vodka, Orange juice: put 2 ice cubes in 6 oz. glass, add vodka, fill with juice, stir
Manhattan 1/4 sweet Vermouth, 3/4 Bourbon or Rye, dash of Angostura bitters: stir with cracked ice, strain, serve with cherry
Gin Ricky Juice and rind of 1/2 lime, 1 and 1/2 oz. of Gin, Soda: add ice, juice and rind of lime to tall glass, add gin, fill with soda, stir, top with cherry
Angel's Kiss 3/4 pony glass filled with Creme de Cacao, float heavy cream on top, decorate with cherry on a toothpick
Grasshopper 1 oz. Creme de Menthe, 1 oz. Creme de Cacao, 3/4 oz. fresh cream: shake well with ice, strain into champagne glass
Pink Lady 1/2 oz. Grenadine, 1 and 1/4 oz. Gin, 1/2 oz. lemon juice, 1 egg white: shake with cracked ice and strain
Ward 8 1/2 oz. lemon juice, 1/2 oz. orange juice, 2 oz. Rye, 4 dashes Grenadine: shake with cracked ice, serve without straining, top with orange slice
Martini 1/2 dry Vermouth, 3/4 Gin: stir with cracked ice, strain, pour into cocktail glass, add olive
Bloody Mary 1 and 1/2 oz. Vodka, 3 oz. tomato juice, 1/3 jigger lemon juice, dash worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper to taste: shake with ice, strain
Sidecar 1/2 oz. lemon juice, 1 and 1/2 oz. Brandy, 1/2 oz. Cointreau: shake all ingredients well with cracked ice, strain into a well-chilled cocktail glass
Old Fashioned 1 lump sugar, dash Angostura bitters, splash of plain soda, 1 and 1/2 oz. Bourbon: muddle sugar, bitters, soda, add 2 ice cubes, cherry, orange slice
Gimlet 3 parts dry Gin, 1 part lime juice, dash of plain soda: shake gin and juice with ice, strain, top with soda
Creme De Menthe Frappe fill cocktail glass with fine ice, add creme de menthe, serve with short straws
Stinger 2 parts Brandy, 1 part white Creme de Menthe: shake well with cracked ice, strain, pour into cocktail glass
Planters Punch 1 tsp. sugar, 1 jigger Jamaica Rum, 1 oz. lemon or lime juice: shake with fine ice, pour unstrained into 10 oz. glass, top with slice of orange, lemon, cherry and sprig of fresh mint
Alexander 1/2 oz. fresh cream, 3/4 oz. Creme de Cacao, 1 and 1/2 oz. Gin or Brandy: shake well with cracked ice, strain
Tom Collins 1 tsp. powdered sugar, 1 and 1/2 oz. Gin, 1/2 jigger lemon juice, plain soda: dissolve sugar in juice, add ice cubes, gin, soda and stir well
Rob Roy 1 part sweet Vermouth, 2 parts Scotch, dash Angostura bitters: stir with cracked ice, strain, serve with twist of lemon peel
Gin 'N Tonic Juice and rind of 1/4 lime, 1 and 1/2 oz. dry Gin, quinine water (tonic): put lime, gin, ice cubes in 8 oz. glass, fill with tonic
Champagne Cocktail 1 lump sugar, dash Angostura bitters, chilled Champagne: saturate lump of sugar with dash of bitters, add ice cubes, fill with champagne, top with twist of lemon peel
Mint Julep Several mint sprigs, 1 tsp. sugar, dash water, Bourbon: crush mint, add sugar, water in 12 oz. glass, fill to top with cracked ice, pour bourbon to 1/2 in. of top, stir till glass frosts
Whiskey Sour 1/2 jigger lemon juice, 1 tsp. powdered sugar, 1 and 1/2 oz. Bourbon: shake with cracked ice, strain, serve with cherry and orange slice
Singapore Sling juice of 1/2 lemon, 1/2 oz. Benedictine, 1/2 oz. cherry Brandy, 2 oz. Gin: decorate with orange slice, top with soda, stir, serve with straw.

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