The Mint Julep

            ’Tis said that the gods on Olympus of old (And who the bright legend profanes with a doubt?) One night, ’mid their revels, by Bacchus were told That his last butt of nectar had somehow run out! But determined to send round the goblet once more They sued to … Continue reading The Mint Julep

It Begins…The Alamagoozlum Cocktail

The first cocktail in Ted Haigh’s ode to classic cocktails, Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails: From the Alamagoozlum to the Zombie and Beyond, is the Alamagoozlum cocktail.  This unusual concoction first appeared in the cheeky The Gentleman’s Companion, or Around the World with Jigger, Beaker, and Flask in 1939 under the name “J. Pierpont Morgan’s Alamagoozlum: … Continue reading It Begins…The Alamagoozlum Cocktail