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Crafting Cocktails: Sean Earley's Jet Pilot

By Sean Earley
The Bar

Ward 8

Ward 8 opened its doors in the heart of historic Boston in the winter of 2013. Offering comfort-food classics in an industrial-meets-homey space, Ward 8 is focused on a top-notch hospitality program for guests to enjoy anything from snacks, homestyle meals, and of course, delicious craft cocktails.


Jet Pilot

  • 1 1/2 oz Appleton Rum
  • 1/2 oz Lost Spirits 151 Rum
  • 1/2 oz cinnamon syrup
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • 1/2 oz grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 oz falernum
  • 6 drops Pernod absinthe
  • 2 dash Angostura bitters
  • Mint sprig
  • Hollow lime shell
  1. Add crushed ice.
  2. Shake.
  3. Pour into glass.
  4. Add more ice and mint sprig.
  5. Place hollow lime shell.
  6. Fill with 1/2 oz 151 rum.

About the Drink

This cocktail falls in the tiki category which Sean describes as especially important because “tiki brings the fun to cocktails; they always have bold flavors, and bring a smile to the bar.” In Sean’s version, the drink also brings fire to the bar with a flaming lime peel.

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