Generally I like to elaborate a bit more about a cocktail or recipe before I feature it, but this is an exception. As far as I know, this is the oldest cocktail recipe that I have made, dating back to 1895.
Irish Cocktail #1
Author: George J. Kappeler
- 1 ounce Irish whiskey
- 1 ounce sweet vermouth
- 3 dashes orange bitters
- 2 dashes acid phosphate
- Combine ingredients in mixing glass filled with ice.
- Stir until chilled and strain into cocktail glass.
This recipe is from 1895! It was featured in Modern American Drinks.