Apple Daisy

Apple Daisy

Apple Daisy

Today's mixologists, with their muttonchops and handlebars, have a historical influence: the Victorian male. These guys took their mustaches seriously, so much so that in mid-1800s England, a special teacup was designed for them. Its porcelain lip incorporated a bat-shaped guard that cradled the mustache, preventing it from getting wet. NYC's Dead Rabbi fills these vintage cups with "daisies"—sweet-sour drinks that were popular in the 1870s.Ingalls Photography

Today's mixologists, with their muttonchops and handlebars, have a historical influence: the Victorian male. These guys took their mustaches seriously, so much so that in mid-1800s England, a special teacup was designed for them. Its porcelain lip incorporated a bat-shaped guard that cradled the mustache, preventing it from getting wet. NYC's Dead Rabbit fills these vintage cups with "daisies"—sweet-sour drinks that were popular in the 1870s. This recipe first appeared in SAVEUR DRINK Issue #1 with the story "Lip Service."