Boss Tweed, Blue Mill Tavern , New York City
© Frances Janisch

Boss Tweed

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

Blue Mill Tavern • New York City

This hearty combination of rum, brandy, Scotch and bitters is named for William Tweed, an infamous 19th-century New York City politician known for blatant corruption and an enormous appetite for power.

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  1. Ice
  2. 1 ounce blended Scotch
  3. 1 ounce brandy
  4. 1 ounce light rum
  5. 1 1/2 ounces fresh lemon juice
  6. 1 ounce Simple Syrup
  7. 3 dashes of Angostura bitters
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the remaining ingredients, shake vigorously and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass.