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All Watered Up: Drinks to Sigh For

November 30, 2015

From the pages of the Scorpion, the satirical newspaper published at New Westminster in 1864, we pass on a couple of “Valuable Recipes,” for good cheer, well in advance of the holiday season, so that all might have time to perfect the formulas.

Browna Nellard’s Brandy Cocktail

Fill a tumbler quite full of cold water, then add brandy, taking care not to overflow the tumbler.

Rum Hot

Put some sugar and hot water into a glass and then drink.



1863-10-30-Ellard-&-Brown-Pioneer-Billiard-SaloonJH Brown and James Ellard were proprietors of the “Pioneer Saloon,” JT Scott’s old establishment on Lytton Square. Both men were former Sappers.


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