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The "Suffering Bastard" cocktail is a bold and reviving libation with a name that adds a touch of intrigue to its potent charm. This classic cocktail is known for its restorative qualities, blending the robust kick of bourbon with the refreshing citrusy zing of lime and the subtle herbal notes of ginger and bitters. Originally concocted as a remedy for a "suffering" hangover, the "Suffering Bastard" has evolved into a beloved classic that is as revitalizing as it is flavorful. Take a sip of this revitalizing elixir and let the layers of flavors soothe and invigorate your senses, banishing any hint of suffering.

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  1. Fill a Collins glass with ice.
  2. In a shaker, combine bourbon, London Dry Gin, freshly squeezed lime juice, simple syrup, Angostura bitters, and optional Bittermens Tiki Bitters.
  3. Shake the mixture well for about 10-15 seconds to chill the ingredients.
  4. Strain the mixture into the prepared Collins glass over the ice and top off with ginger beer, allowing it to mingle with the other flavors.
  5. Give the cocktail a gentle stir to combine the ingredients and gGarnish the "Suffering Bastard" cocktail with a sprig of mint and an orange slice.

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