GPSCY Classes
28 May 2012
Header image from thebeerjournal.com
Historical
Cocktails
from Hindi word “panch”, meaning “5”
(the number of ingredients)
There’s a little place
just out of town,
Where, if you go to
lunch,
They’ll make you
forget your mother-in-
law,
With a dr...
“The above is generally sufficient for one person”
⅓ lb demerara sugar
6 oz lemon juice
9 oz brandy
1 oz peach brandy
6 oz...
“It buzzes like a fly and stings like a wasp”
-Japanese ambassador to 1890s U.S.A., on having a gin fizz
WARNING:
The next drink contains raw
egg. Consuming raw egg can
lead to food-borne illness.
Consume at your own risk.
dry shake  shake  shake  shake more  strain
top with seltzer (~2oz)
1 tbsp white sugar
3 drops orange flower water
¾ o...
Historically, slings are cold toddies with nutmeg,
while skins are hot toddies with lemon peel.
The signature drink of the famed bartender Jerry Thomas
2 oz Scotch whisky
1½ oz boiling water
1 tsp demerara sugar
1 lemo...
Who can name the ingredients of a Mai Tai?
1. Prohibition era cocktails were not what you think
• Classic cocktails are to...
Historically, Sarawak pineapple juice added foaminess.
Today, a dash of seltzer is used.
1½ oz Gin
¾oz Cherry Heering
1 ts...
An evolved version of the early whiskey cocktail.
Thought by some (incorrectly) to be the first cocktail.
½ tsp sugar
2 oz...
An invention of Harry Johnson, who claims
(likely falsely) to have written the first cocktail book
1 oz Chartreuse (Green)...
1 oz lemon juice
1 oz orange juice
1 tsp white sugar
3 oz rye whiskey
1 dash grenadine
shake and strain; cherry garnish
Th...
One of the last great cocktails invented before prohibition.
1½ oz dry gin
¾ oz lemon juice
1½ tsp maraschino liqueur
(1 t...
# Name
1 Philadelphia Fish-House Punch
2 Ramos Gin Fizz
3 Blue Blazer / Whiskey Skin
4 Singapore Sling
5 Sazerac
6 Bijou
7...
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A few historic drinks, based on David Wondrich's book Imbibe!

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  • NOT like the punches of today
  • Daisy, sour, and such are related “children of the punch”
  • Daisy, sour, and such are related “children of the punch”
  • SLING evolution.1.5oz light rum.5 oz orange curaçao.5 oz Orgeat syrup2 tsp lime juice¾ oz dark rum
  • Cocktail class

    1. 1. GPSCY Classes 28 May 2012 Header image from thebeerjournal.com Historical Cocktails
    2. 2. from Hindi word “panch”, meaning “5” (the number of ingredients)
    3. 3. There’s a little place just out of town, Where, if you go to lunch, They’ll make you forget your mother-in- law, With a drink called Fish-House Punch. Image here and on next slide from philadelphia-reflections.com
    4. 4. “The above is generally sufficient for one person” ⅓ lb demerara sugar 6 oz lemon juice 9 oz brandy 1 oz peach brandy 6 oz rum 32oz water
    5. 5. “It buzzes like a fly and stings like a wasp” -Japanese ambassador to 1890s U.S.A., on having a gin fizz
    6. 6. WARNING: The next drink contains raw egg. Consuming raw egg can lead to food-borne illness. Consume at your own risk.
    7. 7. dry shake  shake  shake  shake more  strain top with seltzer (~2oz) 1 tbsp white sugar 3 drops orange flower water ¾ oz lemon juice ¾ oz lime juice 1½ oz Old Tom gin 1 egg white 1 oz cream Henry C. Ramos, 1907 Image from myneworelans.com
    8. 8. Historically, slings are cold toddies with nutmeg, while skins are hot toddies with lemon peel.
    9. 9. The signature drink of the famed bartender Jerry Thomas 2 oz Scotch whisky 1½ oz boiling water 1 tsp demerara sugar 1 lemon peel
    10. 10. Who can name the ingredients of a Mai Tai? 1. Prohibition era cocktails were not what you think • Classic cocktails are too alcoholic, requiring top-quality alcohol • Such quality was only available to the wealthy who had stockpiled ingredients 2. Bartenders are notorious for substituting ingredients or proportions in a drink, yet calling it by the same name.
    11. 11. Historically, Sarawak pineapple juice added foaminess. Today, a dash of seltzer is used. 1½ oz Gin ¾oz Cherry Heering 1 tsp Cointreau 1tsp Bénédictine 2tsp Grenadine 3 oz Pineapple juice 1 oz lemon juice 1 dash Angostura bitters
    12. 12. An evolved version of the early whiskey cocktail. Thought by some (incorrectly) to be the first cocktail. ½ tsp sugar 2 oz rye whiskey 2 dashes Peychaud bitters muddle; add ice and lemon twist stir and strain into chilled glass rinsed with Absinthe
    13. 13. An invention of Harry Johnson, who claims (likely falsely) to have written the first cocktail book 1 oz Chartreuse (Green) 1 oz Vermouth (Italian) 1 oz Gin (Plymouth) Lemon twist and cherry garnish
    14. 14. 1 oz lemon juice 1 oz orange juice 1 tsp white sugar 3 oz rye whiskey 1 dash grenadine shake and strain; cherry garnish This drink originated just as grenadine came to be popular.
    15. 15. One of the last great cocktails invented before prohibition. 1½ oz dry gin ¾ oz lemon juice 1½ tsp maraschino liqueur (1 tsp sage simple syrup) dash crème de violette
    16. 16. # Name 1 Philadelphia Fish-House Punch 2 Ramos Gin Fizz 3 Blue Blazer / Whiskey Skin 4 Singapore Sling 5 Sazerac 6 Bijou 7 Ward 8 8 (Sage) Aviation

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