East India Cocktail – Classic 1882 Harry Johnson Recipe

East India Cocktail
East India Cocktail

This is cocktail #175 in Harry Johnson’s 1882 print of the Bartenders Manual. Harry Johnson was a German born (More specifically Prussian born, A unified Germany didn’t exist yet) bartender and peer to Jerry Thomas. Jerry Thomas does steal a lot of Harry Johnson’s thunder since he was the first one to be published but both created exceptional recipes. Since Harry Johnson was german born his books are written in both English and German.

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East India Cocktail – Classic 1882 Harry Johnson Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Course: DrinksCuisine: American
Servings

1

servings
Calories

300

kcal
ABV

33%

Total time

3

minutes

Learn how to make the classic 1882 East India Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 3 dashes Angostura Bitters

  • 2 dashes Maraschino Liqueur

  • 1/2 oz Orange Liqueur

  • 1/2 oz Raspberry Syrup

  • 2 oz Brandy

Directions

  • Add Ice To Mixing Glass and combine all ingredients in the mixing glass.
  • Stir the ingredients for 20 – 30 seconds to properly chill and dilute the drink.
  • Strain into glass.

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