Drinks Named After Famous Persons
ALEXANDER WOOLLCOTT'S WHILE ROME BURNS COCKTAIL
1 part lemon juice, 2 parts Medford rum, 1 dash of maple syrup
ART LINKLETTER'S PAPAYA COCKTAIL
Two parts of papaya juice, one part sherry wine. Serve in cocktail glass.
BENNY GOODMAN'S ADMIRAL COCKTAIL
1 part bourbon, 2 parts dry vermouth, and juice of 1/2 lemon. Shake well together with ice cubes. Pour. Lemon twist.
BOB CROSBY'S KAILUA COCKTAIL
One and a half jiggers Puerto Rican dark rum, one jigger pineapple juice, 1/3 jigger lemon juice, 1/3 jigger of grenadine. Serve using punch cups.
BOB HOPE'S RYE LEMONADE
1 jigger rye. Mix using fresh lemonade. Add ice. Pour into glass with the rim rubbed with lemon and dotted with sugar and left in refrigerator for at least a half-hour.
BURL IVES' LALLAH ROOKH COCKTAIL
In a shaker, chill a jigger of cognac with 1/2 jigger dark Barbados rum, 1 teaspoon thick cream, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, pony of vanilla extract. Strain into cocktail glass having hollow stem.
CALDWELL'S ROAD COCKTAIL
Please observe carefully the following process:
l. Select in May six of your finest Mcintosh trees and put a hive of bees under every tree to guarantee the setting of the blossoms.
2. Visit your trees using a spray gun once a month till October, and ensure that not an insect remains alive.
3. About mid October get by hand four bushels of the top-quality "reds," picking out each apple for color, size, and ripeness.
4. When these are ready to put into the hopper of your cider mill, return to the orchard and pick up two pecks of windfalls from the ground, carefully choosing the most rotten, wormiest, and snail-encrusted.
5. Mix the two gatherings and grind and press.
6. For three days and nights drink the sweetest cider you've ever tasted, noting that regardless how much you drink, you are able to always find room for a little more.
7. On the fourth day you'll discover that you have the hardest drink that ever blew a bung hole.
CARL CARRIER'S STARS FELL ON ALABAMA COCKTAIL
1 jigger old Alabama corn whiskey, 1 dash Peychaud bitters, 1 dash Angostura bitters, 1 dash orange flower water, 1 lump sugar, 6 drops absinthe. Ice and stir briskly.
CHAMPAGNE FRUIT PUNCH
Marinate 12 hours in ice box 2 quarts Chablis, 2 diced pineapples. Pour into bowl. Add quart Chablis, simple syrup, lemon juice to taste, dash cognac, two bottles of champagne.
DOUGLAS EDWARDS' ZOOMAR COCKTAIL
Shake jigger dark Puerto Rican rum, jigger pineapple juice, dash grenadine, dash lime, shaved ice. Serve in chilled glass.
ERNEST HEMINGWAY'S DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON COCKTAIL
Pour 1 jigger of absinthe in a champagne glass. Add iced champagne till it gains the proper opalescent milkiness. Drink 3 to 5 of these slowly.
FRANK SCULLY'S FUN IN BED COCKTAIL
1 part grape juice, 1 part applejack. Ice, shake and serve.
GARRY MOORE'S SCOTCH MILK PUNCH
Shake thoroughly 2 ounces Scotch and 6 ounces milk with Sugar and ice. Pour into highball glass, sprinkle with nutmeg.
GUY LOMBARDO'S SOUPED-UP GIBSON
1 part vermouth, 4 parts gin, 6 pearl onions.
GYPSY ROSE LEE'S VAN VLEET COCKTAIL
8 jiggers light rum, 1 jigger maple syrup, 1 jigger lemon juice. Shake well with cracked ice and serve like a Daiquiri on pre-chilled glass.
JANE PICKENS' PICKENS' PUNCH
1/3 peach brandy, 1/3 cherry liqueur, 1/3 creme de menthe. Shake, then let stand for 5 minutes. Serve without ice.
JUDY HOLLIDAY'S WHITE LADY
8 to 4 parts gin with 1 part Cointreau and 1 part fresh grapefruit juice. Pour the mix into a Martini glass.
LILY PONS' KIM HUNTER'S RAINBOW OLD-FASHIONED
Pour over two ice cubes, 5 teaspoonfuls of water drenched with sugar (known as simple syrup).
Add 2 dashes Angostura bitters, 1 teaspoon maraschino cherry juice, 1 maraschino cherry, 2 ounces rye, half a slice of orange, a twist of lemon peel, and half a fresh strawberry. Stir twice lightly and serve.
LOUIS PAUL'S PUMPKIN COACH COCKTAIL
2 parts liqueur Cesoriac, 1 part Italian vermouth, 1 part cherry juice, 3 limes (to each pint). Slathers of ice (or you'll go home in a basket).
MANUEL KOMROFF'S CORONET COCKTAIL
2 parts gin, 1 part port wine. Stir with ice and peel of lemon. Don't shake.
MORLEY CALLAGHAN'S THEY SHALL INHERIT THE EARTH COCKTAIL
2 parts brandy, 2 parts lemon juice, 1 part Cointreau, 1 part Benedictine.
NANCY BERG'S ICEBERG VODKA
1 jigger vodka on rocks, dash of Pernod.
OLIVER LA FARGE'S LAUGHING BOY COCKTAIL
Dissolve half a teaspoonful of sugar in a dash of Angostura bitters. Add 1 teaspoonful of sweet vermouth. Add some chipped ice. Fill Old Fashioned glass to the brim with New England rum. Garnish using lemon peel and slices of orange (if you like fruit salad).
PATRICE MUNSEL'S PLANTER'S PUNCH
1 part lime juice, 1 part brown sugar, 3 parts dark Jamaica rum, 3 parts of water. Stir sugar and water in pitcher. Add juice, ice and rum. Stir. Serve using tumblers or cocktail glasses.
RISE STEVENS' MORNING GLORY
Fill Collins glass using ice chunks, pour l/2 ounce Cointreau, 1/4 ounce cherry brandy, dash of Angostura bitters. Add some orange, pineapple slices. Fill up with champagne.
SINCLAIR LEWIS' ARROWSMITH PUNCH
One-third pint lime or lemon juice, 3/4 pound of sugar melted in water, half a pint of cognac, 1/4 quart peach brandy, 1/4 pint Jamaica rum, 2 1/2 pints carbonated water. Add large piece of ice and serve up from punch bowl.
WILLIAM SEABROOK'S ASYLUM COCKTAIL
l part gin, 1 part Pernod, dash of grenadine; pour over big lumps of ice. Don't shake.