Ward Eight

Ward Eight image
Serve in
a Martini glass...
shot Bourbon whiskey
¾ shot Freshly squeezed lemon juice
¾ shot Freshly squeezed orange juice
¼ shot Pomegranate / grenadine syrup (2:1)
½ shot Chilled water
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Bourbon whiskey image Lemon juice image Orange juice image Pomegranate (grenadine) syrup image Water (cold) image
How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

Garnish:

Orange slice & cherry on stick (sail)

Comment:

This is a spirited, sweet and sour combination - like most politicians.

Origin:

Ward Eight was a voting district of Boston and famed for its political corruption. This drink was first served by Tom Hussion in November 1898 at Boston's Locke-Ober Café, in honour of Martin Lomasney, who owned the café and was running for election in Ward Eight.

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