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Scofflaw dark red cocktail in a coupe glass with fancy orange peel.

Scofflaw Classic Rye Cocktail

Amy Traynor
The Scofflaw is a Prohibition-era cocktail combining rye whiskey, dry vermouth, lemon juice, grenadine, and orange bitters. This dry, slightly fruity cocktail was invented at the famous Harry’s New York Bar in Paris in 1924.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 2 oz rye whiskey
  • 1 oz dry vermouth
  • ¾ oz lemon juice
  • ¾ oz grenadine
  • 2 dashes orange bitters


  • Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and fill it ¾ with ice.
  • Shake until chilled, then strain into a cocktail glass.
  • Garnish with an orange twist.
Keyword canadian whisky, classic cocktails, dry vermouth, grenadine, rye whiskey, whiskey
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