Cablegram

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Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Candied ginger

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with soda.

2 fl oz Rye whiskey 100 proof / 50% alc./vol.
3/4 fl oz Ginger sugar syrup
1/2 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
Top up with Thomas Henry Soda Water
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Review:

Whiskey and ginger with a fresh zing of lime.

History:

The Cablegram first appears in William "Cocktail" Boothby's 1908 The World's Drinks and How to Mix Them, where it's described as being "A Bourbon Whiskey and Ginger Ale Highball with a little sour added..." This forgotten classic was given a new lease of life in 2009 by Eric Alperin at The Varnish in Los Angeles, USA with a combination of ginger syrup and soda replacing ginger ale and a rye whiskey base adding a touch more kick.

Nutrition:

There are approximately 190 calories in one serving of Cablegram.

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