Southern Cocktail


June 4, 2013 (Day 26) – Southern Cocktail This recipe appeared in the 1932 book Shake ‘Em Up! by Virginia Elliott & Phil D. Stong. This book is particularly fun to read through, as it offers up not just cocktail recipes, but also the right hors d’oeuvres to serve with each one. In more ways than one, […]

The Real Georgia Mint Julep


June 2, 2013 (Day 24) – The Real Georgia Mint Julep Another tipple pulled from the genius mind of America’s first celebrity mixologist, Professor Jerry Thomas. The first thing many people notice about this is that, according to Thomas, a real Mint Julep is made with Cognac as opposed to bourbon. Take 1 tea-spoonful of […]

Morning Glory Cocktail


June 1, 2013 (Day 23) – Morning Glory Cocktail The Morning Glory Cocktail originally appeared in The Professor’s original cocktail book. Like many from that time, it was meant to be drank in the morning. Mainly to waylay feeling like death warmed over from the previous night’s drinking. It was vicious cycle. Take 3 dashes […]