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Crafting Cocktails: Sean Earley's Ward 8

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.


Ward 8

  • 1 1/2 oz Old Overholt Rye
  • 1/2 oz orange juice
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz housemade grenadine
  1. Add ice.
  2. Shake.
  3. Double strain into glass.

About the Drink

A whiskey cocktail, the Ward 8 is a historic drink created during the Lomasney campaign around the turn of the century. “This campaign kind of changed the face of Boston with how it evolved. So it’s a celebration cocktail for his Ward 8 district, which is the land that we stand on here. It was that voting district that put him over the top.”

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