Southgate

Difford's Guide

Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass (preferably over a chunk of block ice).

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History:

Adapted from a recipe in Albert Stevens Crockett's 1931 book Ol Waldorf Astoria Bar Days:
"Southgate
One-fourth lump Sugar dissolved in one-half pony of Water
Dash of Boonekamp Bitters
One jigger Whiskey
One piece twisted Lemon Peel
"

What are today called Underburg bitters were originally called Underburg Boonekamp Bitters and "One-fourth lump Sugar dissolved in one-half pony of Water" is simply sugar syrup.

Nutrition:

One serving of Southgate contains 159 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.8 standard drinks
  • 37.66% alc./vol. (75.32° proof)
  • 25.5 grams of pure alcohol
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