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24-04-2018 Bishops Poker
May 2, 2018

Bishops Poker – Recipe from ‘Old Waldorf Bar Days’ Unfortunately for the origin of this name, poker is a word with…

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23-04-2018 Three to One
May 2, 2018

Three to One – Recipe from ‘Old Waldorf Bar Days’ Reminiscent of a favourite term among conservative race track bettors.  One-half…

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22-04-2018 Vesper
May 2, 2018

Vesper – Ian Fleming “A dry martini,” [Bond] said. “One. In a deep champagne goblet.” “Oui, monsieur.” “Just a moment. Three measures of Gordon’s,…

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21-04-2018 East India
May 2, 2018

East India – Recipe below from David Embury’s ‘The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks’ 1 part Curacao  1 part Pineapple Juice …

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20-04-2018 Woxum
May 2, 2018

Woxum – Recipe from ‘Old Waldorf Bar Days’ Origin of name obscure. Solon thinks it is aboriginally American, and ascribes it…

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19-04-2018 Normandie
April 29, 2018

Normandie – Recipe below from ‘Old Waldorf Bar Days’ The name of a hotel in Broadway’s early spotlight district, patronized by…

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18-04-2018 Full House
April 29, 2018

Full House – Recipe below from ‘Old Waldorf Bar Days’ The name is indicative of the sway once enjoyed by what…

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17-04-2018 Nutting
April 29, 2018

Nutting – Recipe below from ‘Old Waldorf Bar Days’ Its namesake was Col. Andrew J. Nutting, of Brooklyn, an ardent patron…

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16-04-2018 Emerson
April 18, 2018

Emerson – Recipe below from ‘Old Waldorf Bar Days’ There’s a long read ahead from the Waldorf, the longest I think…

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15-04-2018 Brandy Champerelle
April 18, 2018

Brandy Champerelle – Recipe below from Jerry Thomas ‘The Bon Vivants Companion’ Use small wineglass  One-third brandy. One-third curacao. One-third bitters. …

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