1 1⁄4 oz Rye, Rittenhouse 100
1⁄2 oz Campari
1⁄2 oz Lemon juice
1⁄2 oz Orange juice
1⁄2 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This cocktail is part of our "Spirit of Johnson City" Collection, all named for historical references to our region.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.

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Laura Cloer, TMSPC, 2012
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