The Scofflaw was created in Harry's Bar in Paris in 1924, mocking the silly 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, prohibiting the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. The rest of world looked at Prohibition and got quite a kick out of it, so much so that in Harry's Bar, the bar of The Lost Generation, they created a drink  to commemorate the law.


Add all of the ingredients to a shaker and fill ¾ full of ice.

Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.


2 ounce rye or bourbon whiskey
1 ounce dry vermouth
¼ ounce fresh lemon juice
½ ounce grenadine
2 dash orange bitters
  • Scofflaws
  • Bourbon, dry vermouth, grenadine, fresh lime juice and orange bitters