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Grog

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

In the 18th century, the British navy gave its men a water-and-rum mixture called grog. Mixologist Todd Thrasher serves his Grog in glass-bottomed mugs because, he says, sailors and pirates drank it that way so they could always watch out for their enemies.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces spiced rum, preferably Captain Morgan
  3. 3 ounces chilled brewed lemon verbena tea (verveine)
  4. 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  5. 2 teaspoons fresh orange juice
  6. 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  7. 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  8. Dash of lemon bitters
  9. 1 lemon wedge, for garnish
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the lemon wedge and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass and garnish with the lemon wedge.