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whiskey cocktail with two cherries in a coupe glass

Ward Eight Classic Cocktail

The Ward Eight is Boston’s only classic cocktail. Made with rye whiskey, lemon, orange, and real grenadine, this whiskey sour riff is dry and tart.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 2 oz rye whiskey
  • ½ oz freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ½ oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grenadine


  • Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Shake until chilled, then strain into a coupe glass.
  • Garnish with cocktail cherries.
Keyword classic cocktails, grenadine, lemon juice, orange juice, rye whiskey, whiskey
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