Assassins cocktail #8, after Sara Jane Moore, attempted assassin of President Gerald Ford. A Ford cocktail variation, with Old Monk rum substituted for the Old Tom gin providing a somewhat misplaced funkiness, and also making it, fittingly, a cousin of the El Presidente.
Ford (Near Miss)
- 1.0 oz. Old Monk rum
- 1.0 oz. Dry Vermouth
- 3 dashes Benedictine
- 3 dashes Fee Brothers West Indian Orange Bitters
Stir with ice and strain into cocktail glass.
Garnish with orange peel.