Cherry Brandy

Neutral spirits, four gallons; refined sugar, five pounds; water, to dissolve, one gallon; catechu, one ounce; infusion of bitter almonds, half a pint; cloves, cassia, of each half an ounce; these are to be well bruised before adding; tartaric acid, four ounces, dissolved in a pint of water; honey, one quart, dissolved in a pint of water; four drops oil of wintergreen, dissolved in one ounce of acetic ether, then color with one pint of the tincture of cochineal; burnt sugar, one ounce.

Peach Brandy

Neutral spirits, four gallons; three pints of honey, dissolved in two pints of water; mix infusion of bitter almonds, one pint; sulphuric acid, eighty drops; porter, one pint; tincture of saffron, half a pint; and flavor with oil of pears, one ounce, dissolved in two ounces of alcohol, and acetic ether, half an ounce.

Old Apple Brandy

Neutral spirit, four gallons; decoction of tea, one pint; alcoholic solution of starch, three quarts; sulphuric acid, half an ounce; this is flavored with the oil of apples, one ounce, dissolved in alcohol, two ounces; color with four ounces sugar coloring; va-lerinate of amylic oxide is the chemical name for apple oil.

Whiskey

Irish Whiskey. - Neutral spirits, four gallons; refined sugar, three pounds, in water, four quarts; creasote, four drops; color with four ounces burnt sugar.

Scotch Whiskey

Neutral spirits, four gallons; alcoholic solution of starch, one gallon; creasote, five drops; cochineal tincture, four wine glasses full; burnt sugar coloring, quarter of a pint.

Oronoko Rye Whiskey

Neutral spirit, four gallons; refined sugar, three and a half pounds; water, to dissolve, three pints; decoction of tea, one pint; burnt sugar, four ounces; oil of pear, half an ounce; dissolved in ounce of alcohol.

Tuscaloosa Whiskey

Neutral spirits, four pints; honey, three pints, dissolved in water, four pints; solution of starch, five pints; oil of wintergreen, four drops, dissolved in half an ounce of acetic ether: color with four ounces of burnt sugar.

Old Bourbon Whiskey

Neutral spirit, four gallons; refined sugar, three pounds, dissolved in water, three quarts; decoction of tea, one pint; three drops of oil of wintergreen, dissolved in one ounce of alcohol; color with tincture of cochineal, two ounces; burnt sugar, three ounces.

Monongahela Whiskey

Neutral spirit, four gallons; honey, three pints, dissolved in water, one gallon; alcoholic solution of starch, one gallon; rum, half a gallon; nitric ether, half an ounce; this is to be colored to suit fancy.

Some consumers prefer this whiskey transparent, while others like it just perceptibly tinged with brown; while others, again, want it rather deep, and partaking of red. The novice will find sufficient examples in "Coloring" to guide his fancy.

Old Rye Whiskey

Neutral spirit, four gallons; alcoholic solution of starch, one gallon; decoction of tea, one pint; infusion of almonds, one pint; color with one ounce of the tincture of cochineal, and of burnt sugar, four ounces; flavor with oil of wintergreen, three drops, dissolved in one ounce of alcohol. By some, rye whiskey is colored only of a slight brownish tinge, with burnt sugar alone.