Scofflaw

Summary

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Servings
SourceVintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails, by Ted Haigh
Prep time5 minutes
Region

Description

Scofflaw by Billy at Waxy'sThe Scofflaw is an old Prohibition-era drink with a lovely color and it's not too alcoholic. With just 1.5 oz rye in a 4 oz drink, you can have a couple.

Ingredients

1 1⁄2ozRye Whiskey
1ozDry Vermouth
3⁄4ozLemon Juice
3⁄4ozGrenadine (cheap, for color - see notes)

Instructions

  1. Shake all ingredients with ice.
  2. Strain into a cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Notes

Use cheap Rose's or Giroux grenadine to get the lovely color.
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I have three out of four

I have three out of four ingredients, but I'm missing the lemon. I'm thinking of substituting either OJ or grapefruit. What do you think?

I'd go with the grapefruit -

I'd go with the grapefruit - it's a souring agent to balance the sweet Grenadine.