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Crafting Cocktails: Sean Earley's Marksman Drink Recipe

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.

Recipe

Marksman (cocktail)

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 oz bourbon
  • 3/4 oz Becherovka
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz honey syrup
  • 2 dash Angostura bitters
  • Lemon peel
Instructions
  1. Shake with ice.
  2. Double strain into glass.
  3. Cut lemon peel.
  4. Express for lemon oil.
  5. Place in glass.

About the Drink

The Marksman is a Ward 8 (the place, not the cocktail) original spin on a whiskey sour. Very popular in the summer time, Sean describes this as a nice introductory cocktail into whiskey, “for those who are getting into whiskey but not quite ready for a whiskey on the rocks.”

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