The Archaeology of the Cocktail

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The Archaeology of the Cocktail 05/12/2007 14:18:00 Drinking in the 18 th  and 19 th  century We get information from sources like cookbooks, how to’s, etc. (beer recipes,  etc.) Alcohol was seen as having medicinal purposes (health relations) Changes in 1862 when The Bon Vivant’s Companion was published (How to  Mix Drinks) by Professor Jerry Thomas o Blue Blazer, lighting alcohol, etc. Most of the drinks fell into categories that no longer exist o Punch – served from a bowl/large bar glass/earthen mug, Thomas said  essence of lemon was essential o Fancy drinks – hard to make, could be foreign, served in a wine or  sherry glass o The Tom and Jerry – artifacts for it found as early as the 1880s, a  version of eggnog o Martinez cocktail – originated from Martinez, CA o The cocktail was invented in New Orleans as a tonic for the morning
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