Twelve Mile Limit Cocktail

Twelve Mile Limit Cocktail

Twelve Mile Limit Cocktail

This potent Prohibition-era cocktail boasts an especially strong yet beachy combination of rum, whiskey, brandy, grenadine, and lemon juice.Maxime Iattoni

This potent Prohibition-era cocktail takes its name from the U.S. law that banned the consumption of alcohol a dozen miles beyond its shores. The very drink it inspired taunts the measure with its especially strong yet beachy combination of rum, whiskey, brandy, grenadine, and lemon juice.

Twelve Mile Limit Cocktail
This potent Prohibition-era cocktail boasts an especially strong yet beachy combination of rum, whiskey, brandy, grenadine, and lemon juice.
Yield: makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. silver rum
  • 12 oz. rye whiskey
  • 12 oz. brandy
  • 12 oz. grenadine
  • 12 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 lemon twist, to garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine rum, whiskey, brandy, grenadine, and juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; cover and shake until chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled highball glass and top with lemon twist.