Modern American Drinks

Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., 1902. Third Edition. Hardcover. 120 pages. 19 x 12.5 cm. George J. Kappeler, an American bartender and author, was the head bartender of the Holland House Hotel as well as the author of this classic American cocktail book. Originally published in 1895, Modern American Drinks contains information for mixing and serving the latest Cups and Drinks from a variety of categories, including Absinthe, Cocktails, Crustas, Cobblers, Cookers, Egg Nogs, Fixes, Fizzes, Flips, Juleps, Lemonades, Punches, Poussé Cafe, Frozen Beverages, etc. The first edition also featured the first recipe for the Old Fashioned. The recipes are easy-to-follow and practical - intended for use in first-class hotels, clubs, buffets, and barrooms. This edition has been professionally restored, many pages being tissue coated and archivally heat-set to combat brittleness. Attractive owner's signature on front free end paper. Brown illustrated and embossed cloth covered boards. Good. Item #2935

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