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Broken Bastard

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You won’t be suffering through this cognac-based update on the Suffering Bastard.


  • 1 oz Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège cognac
  • 1/2 oz Letherbee besk
  • 1/4 oz St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 3/4 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 oz Ginger rose cordial
  • 2 oz Ginger ale, to top
  • Garnish: Candied ginger, Mint bouquet


  1. Add all the ingredients except the ginger ale to a shaker with ice and shake.

  2. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass.

  3. Top with the ginger ale.

  4. Garnish with candied ginger and a mint bouquet.