Culled from ancient times through the 1960s, these delectable vintage cocktails are by turns fizzy and silken, sweet and tart, lethal and prim. Some of them are absurd, several are sentimental, while others are outright scandalous.
From Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition: A Compendium Of Impish, Romantic, Amusing, And Occasionally Appalling Potations From Bygone Eras by Lesley Blume. Copyright 2012 by Lesley Blume. Excerpted by permission of Chronicle Books.