The Pousse was invented by Santina, who formerly was the popular host of a celebrated Spanish Cafe, in New Orleans.
- Take 1/3 fine old Cognac brandy
- 1/3 Maraschino
- 1/3 Curacao
1.First, pour in the Cognac,then add the Maraschino, and lastly put the Curacao on top.
- In making a Pousse of any kind the greatest care should be observed to keep all the ingredients composing it separate. This may best be accomplished, by pouring the different materials from a sherry wine glass. The accompanying illustration will give a tolerable idea of how this delicious French drink should be prepared. It requires a steady hand and careful manipulation to succeed in making a perfect Pousse.
- Santina's Pousse Cafe from Jerry Thomas' Bartending Guide or How to Mix Drinks -- original source of recipe, out of copyright