Federal Glass, charming vintage barware

Okay, so I've never been a big drinker, and never even tasted most of the recipes on this glass.

Vintage Federal Glass

Vintage Federal Glass

Still, so cool.... Federal made glass in Columbus, Ohio, from about 1900 until the late 1970s. We get excited when we see the shield and F mark on things, though not everything made by Federal was marked.

The recipes can take you back in time. They're from the cocktails at 5:00 generation, the 1950s and 1960s. Like the people on the cable series Mad Men, about the advertising business of that era. No chocolate martinis here. Straight up with a twist, like Bond.

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