War of the Roses

For Whiskey Lovers
1 14 oz Rye, Rittenhouse 100
1 14 oz Tennessee whiskey, George Dickel
12 oz Campari
4 ds Peychaud's Bitters
12 oz Lemon juice
12 oz Orange juice
12 oz Grenadine (House-made from POM Juice)
Instructions
Mix ingredients and serve over ice in a highball. Garnish with lemon slice.
Notes
This cocktail is part of our "Spirit of Johnson City" Collection, all named for historical references to our region.
History
In the 1886 election for Tennessee's Governor, the Taylor brothers, Robert (Bob) and Alfred (Alf), ran against each other prompting the "War of The Roses" campaign that gained national attention. Democratic supporters of Robert L. Taylor wore white roses and Republicans supporting Alfred sported red roses.
From other users
  • Better with Luxardo Bitter. — ☆☆☆
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