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Coronavirus Cocktail Hour 4: Alamagoozlum

Season 1, Ep. 514

In this special series of coronavirus pandemic episodes, Maybell Romero and Brian L. Frye explore Charles H. Baker, Jr.'s mixological treatise, "The Gentlemen's Companion: Around the World with Jigger, Beaker and Flask," which was originally published in 1939 by Derrydale Press. Each episode will feature one drink. Romero and Frye will read Baker's description of the drink and his recipe, prepare the drink, and describe how it tastes.

J. Pierpont Morgan's Alamagoozlum, the Personal Mix Credited to that Financier, Philanthropist, & Banker of a Bygone Era

0.75 oz. gold rum

0.75 oz. sugar syrup

0.75 oz. green or yellow Chartreuse

0.25 oz. curacao

0.25 oz. Angostura bitters

1 oz. gin

1 oz. water

1/4 egg white

Shake with cracked ice and serve in cocktail glasses.

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