There are many measures for leaving your mark on this world. Some are subjective, but others—like changing history to the point that a monument is named after you—are undeniable. Colonel Joe Rickey didn’t get a monument in his hometown of Washington, D.C., but he did receive a cocktail. And, as far as drinking legend is concerned, that’s just as good.
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- 1½ ounces bourbon
- ½ lime, freshly squeezed
- Sparkling water, to top
- Fill a highball glass with ice.
- Squeeze the lime half into the glass and drop it in.
- Add the bourbon and fill with sparkling water.
- Stir briefly to combine.