The Japalac Cocktail

Japalac was the name of a type of quick-drying gloss stain and varnish.
34 oz Rye
34 oz Dry vermouth
12 oz Orange juice
1 t Raspberry syrup
Combine all in shaker, add ice, and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.
First appeared in Albert Stevens Crockett's Old Waldorf Bar Days (1931).
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1 Comment

Zachary Pearson's picture

Curated this slightly -

Curated this slightly - changed "the juice of 1/4 orange" to 1/2 oz orange juice, under the assumption that an orange has 2 ounces of juice. Thanks, Zachary.