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How to Mix Drinks, or the Bon-Vivant's Companion; To Which Is Appended a Manual for the Manufacture of Cordials, Liquors, Fancy Syrups, &C.,&C

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862 Excerpt: ...do. do. Cut small; macerate for 24 hours with 3 gallons of alcohol, 95 per cent., and 3 gallons of water (see No. 5). Distil from off the water 31 gallons of flavored spirit, then add 53 lbs. of sugar and 3 gallons of water, near boiling heat. 128. Creme de Dattes. pate Cream.) 8 lbs. of dates pounded, and boiled with 53 lbs. of sugar, 3i gallons of water; strain and press; then add 72 drop of oil of neroly, and dissolve in 3 gallons of alcohol, 95 per cent. 129. Creme Imperials. (Imperial Cream.) 4 ounces of carrot-seed. 4 do. Ceylon cinnamon. 8 do. angelica-seed. 8 do. orris-root. Ground; macerate for 24 hours with 3 gallons of alcohol, 95 per cent., and 3 gallons of water. (See No. 5.) Distil from off the water 3 gallons of flavored spirit; then add 53 lbs. of sugar and 3J gallons of water, heated near boiling. 130. Creme de Martinique. (Martinique Cream.) 4 drachms of tincture of vanilla. 32 drops of oil of neroly. 14 drops of oil of roses. 24 drops of oil of cinnamon. Dissolve in 3 gallons of alcohol, 95 per cent.; then add 53 lbs. of sugar and 3J gallons of water, near boiling heat, and color rose. (See No. 93.) 131. Creme de Menthe. (Mint Cream.) 5 lbs. of spearmint. 25 lemons, the rinds only. Cut and macerate for 24 hours with 3i gallons of aloohol, 95 per cent., and 3 gallons of water. (See No. 5.) Distil from off the water 3 gallons of flavored spirit, and dissolve in it 5 drachms of oil of peppermint; then add 53 lbs. of sugar and 3J gallons of water, near boiling heat. CBEME DE ROSES. 132. Creme de Mocha. (Coffee Cream.) 32 ounces of Mocha coffee roasted and ground, macerate for 24 hours with 3 gallons of alcohol, 95 per cent., add 8 gallons of water (see No. 5). Distil from off the water 3 g... Hide synopsis

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