The Dead Bastard is a variation on Joe Scialom’s famous hangover cure, the Suffering Bastard, devised after he was exiled from Egypt and Cuba and wound up in New York. It’s a bit more powerful (and complex) than the original, for those mornings when you need more than a little hair of the dog.
|0.5 oz Citadelle Gin|
|0.5 oz Pierre Ferrand 1940 Cognac|
|0.5 oz Plantation 3-Stars Rum|
|0.5 oz bourbon|
|4 oz ginger beer, chilled|
|0.5 oz lime cordial|
|2 dashes Angostura bitters|
|Orange slice and mint sprig for garnish|
Preparation: How to make a Dead Bastard
- Add gin, cognac, rum, bourbon, lime cordial, and bitters to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until chilled.
- Stir ginger beer into shaker.
- Pour unstrained into a double Old-Fashioned glass.
- Garnish with an orange slice and sprig of clapped mint.