Before the 1950s, American cocktails books had few – if any – drinks made with tequila. Tequila’s early appearance in Lucius Beebe’s The Stork Club Bar Book, circa 1930, is a supporting role for sherry. While sherry is an acquired taste for many Americans, this is a nice two ingredient mix and comes together quickly.
1 ounce tequila
2 ounces sherry
Pour both into a tall glass filled with cracked ice. Stir until chilled. Decorated with a lemon peel twist and serve.
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Bryant JaneDecember 19, 2013 at 8:27 pm (9 years ago)
Can you show any literature that the parkeroo’s first appearance was in “the stork club bar book” c. 1930?Reply
adminDecember 20, 2013 at 1:44 pm (9 years ago)
Thanks for your question! We will post a link.