This one hails from the dawn of the Twentieth Century following the raging success of the new Broadway show hailing from the London West End. The story goes that one of the chorus girls demanded an original drink created for her by Jimmy O’Brien at a Columbus Avenue restaurant one night, post-theatre, when pressed by her company to order something more adventurous than lemonade. This is what came of it:
40ML PLYMOUTH GIN
20ML LIME JUICE
GINGER ALE TOP
“Float a slice of orange and a pitted cherry on top, put the stein to your lips, shut your eyes and take an express transport to Elysium”.