Mexican Firing Squad

2 oz Blanco tequila
34 oz Lime juice
34 oz Grenadine
2 ds Bitters, Angostura
1 oz Soda water
1 wdg Lime (as garnish)
Shake with ice and strain into an ice-filled collins glass. Top with soda and garnish with a lime wedge.
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  • Created at La Cucuracha Bar, Mexico City 1937, orig garnish orange and pineapple.
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Corrected bitters -- recipe

Corrected bitters -- recipe calls for regular Angostura, not Angostura Orange. Added city and estimated date.

rwilde's picture

I only have it in a book: The

I only have it in a book: The Gentleman's Companion vol 2 by Charles H. Baker (1939). I don't see an online version of it for a link.

Zachary Pearson's picture

Which of course, I don't have

Which of course, I don't have yet ;) Is the cocktail correct as written here? Can you give the Baker recipe, and I'll change this to reflect the authoritative source.