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#7 Jack Rose: Robitussin®, Steinbeck & Murder?

April 16, 2018

A Jack Rose is a cocktail containing applejack, grenadine, and lemon or lime juice, popular in the 1920s and 1930s. It notably appeared in Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 classic, The Sun Also Rises, and was a favorite cocktail of American Author John Steinbeck. The drink was also associated with “Baldy Jack Rose,” a key player in the Rosenthal murder case 1912.


Jack Rose Recipe:

1 1/2 OUNCES APPLEJACK BRANDY

3/4 OUNCE LIME OR LEMON JUICE

1/2 OUNCE GRENADINE

GARNISH: LIME OR LEMON TWIST

Add all of the ingredients to a shaker with ice, and shake until chilled. Fine-strain into a coupe glass, and garnish with a lime or lemon twist.


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