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The Scofflaw Cocktail


Not a law-abiding citizen? This one's for you. This version of the Scofflaw is the classic, from Harry's New York Bar of Paris. -DARYNA TOBEY

1 1/2 ounces Old Overholt rye whiskey
1 ounce dry vermouth
3/4 ounce grenadine (*Eastern Standard makes their grenadine homemade; see recipe below)
3/4 ounce lemon juice
Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Strain into a chilled lowball glass. Using a vegetable peeler or channel knife, peel some lemon zest over the glass (but do not use the zest as a garnish).