In anticipation of the approaching winter holidays, stalwart contributor Meg Groeling shares a collection of historic drink recipes that will surely add spice to wintry merrymaking. Jerry Thomas’s Bartender's Guide, 1862 Reprint: Containing Receipts for Mixing All Kinds of . . . Fancy Drinks provides recipes, histories, and measurement equivalencies that makes the book “funny, charming, and informative,” Groeling writes.” In short, the book “deserves some love,” she believes.
"Bartender's Guide, 1862 Reprint,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 24
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol24/iss4/2