• I.b.f. pick-me-up

    10 days ago - By Cocktail Virgin Slut

    1 glass Brandy 3 dash Fernet Branca 3 dash Curaçao
    Shake with ice, strain into a medium wine glass, and fill with Champagne ; I added a lemon twist.
    After my bar shift two Saturdays ago, I returned home after midnight so it was technically New Year's Eve. My mind turned to Champagne cocktails and I went with one from Harry McElhone's 1927 Barflies & Cocktails that I was reminded of when looking in Greg Boehm's book two nights before. That recipe was the I.B.F. Pick-Me-Up crafted by Bob Card that varied from the book's other Pick-Me-Up, namely Harry's. The I.B.F. part stands for the...
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