French Vermouth Cocktail
Source: Modern American Drinks page: 43
3 dash orange bitters
1/2 large bar glass icefine
Ingredient: iceWhat it is: Additive
The new general availability of ice in the mid 1800s revolutionized bar-tending and drinking. Ice was delivered in blocks that then had to to be broken, crushed, picked and shaved for increasingly popular individual drinks (as opposed to large punches).
1 jigger French vermouth
1 piece lemonpeel
Ingredient: lemonWhat it is: Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.
Three dashes orange bitters in mixing-glass half full fine ice; add one jigger French vermouth. Mix well, strain into cocktail-glass; add a piece twisted lemon-peel on top.