The Mexican Firing Squad was first recorded by cocktail writer, historian, and world-traveler Charles H. Baker Jr. in his 1939 book titled The Gentleman’s Companion. He came across the Firing Squad at the famed Prohibition-era bar La Cucaracha, in Mexico City.
Its ruby hue is a bit misleading as the flavor is only slightly sweet due to the slash of grenadine. Overall it is refreshing and balanced, if you like a Paloma then this drink deserves your attention.
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