Remember that engineer’s guide to drinks a while back? I think this one pre-dates it. But, the best part is that you can download it from the National Archives Catalog, and for some reason the creator is listed as the Forest Service from the Department of Agriculture. Made in 1974. [via kottke]
Cocktail construction chart
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