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    GREAT DRINKS' RECIPES

    excerpted from Straight Up or On the Rocks: The Story of the American Cocktail
    Copyright 2001 by William Grimes
    BRONX

    1-1/2 ounces gin
    1/2 ounce Italian (sweet) vermouth
    1/2 ounce French (dry) vermouth
    Juice of 1/4 orange

    Pour liquid ingredients into an ice-filled shaker, Shake, then strain into a cocktail glass.

    MANHATTAN

    Like the martini, the Manhattan can be mixed sweet, semidry, or dry. The following recipe yields a semidry Manhattan. Use French vermouth only, and the drink is dry. Use Italian vermouth and the drink is sweet.

    1-1/2 ounces straight rye (preferably) or bourbon
    1/4 ounce Italian (sweet) vermouth
    1/4 ounce French (dry) vermouth
    1 dash Angostura bitters
    Maraschino cherry (optional)

    Pour liquid ingredients into an ice-filled shaker. Shake, then strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with the cherry.

    MOJITO

    The Mojito, although traditionally a long drink (it's sometimes called a Rum Collins), works just as well short. Just skip the carbonated water and pour the ingredients into a cocktail glass instead of a highball or Collins glass.

    2 ounces light or amber rum
    Juice of 1/2 lime
    1 teaspoon sugar (or 1 dash simple syrup)
    Mint leaves
    4 ounces carbonated water

    In a highball glass, muddle the lime juice and sugar with several mint leaves. Add rum, fill the glass with crushed ice, and top up with carbonated water. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

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