Cocktails 1957

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Description

Jim Newbigin at the bar during one of our Sunday’s long luncheons, pouring another drink

It looks as if I am sniffing something. In fact I am making a favourite at the time – “Mint Dulip”.

My recipe – jug filled with a bottle of Jim Beam Bourbon with leaves of mint (8) left in refrigerator overnight. Next morning pour contents into a container, save the leaves which have soaked at least a quarter of the bottle. Cut up leaves into smaller pieces.

To serve – a nip of Jim Beam, 2 leaves of mint, plenty of ice, shake bottle of Camroc Dry Ginger Ale and Fizz it into the glass, and sip. (It had to be Camroc Ginger Ale – tried others but not as good).

Also in the photo is Susan Dodds of Gisborne, later to become my good friend Ian Nimon’s wife. Unfortunately Ian was killed in a car accident.

The venue was Bruce and Ann McKenzie’s house, Middle Road, Havelock North, 1957.

Caption by Jim Newbigin

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Photograph

Date published

1957

People

  • Jim Newbigin
  • Susan Dodds

Accession number

535/1551/40791

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