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Ballad of the Whiskey Robber

The Whiskey Robber


1.5 ounces of Johnnie Walker Red (Attila's favorite elixir)

1 ounce of sour mix

3 dashes of bitters

Dry ginger ale

Orange Slice

Crush orange into bottom of ice-filled Old Fashioned glass. Then in an ice-filled shaker, add Johnnie Walker Red, sour mix and bitters. Shake well, strain into ice-filled glass, spritz with dry-ginger ale.

About The Whiskey Robber:

Hailing from Transylvania, Attila Ambrus (b. 1967) is a former animal pelt smuggler, grave-digger, Zamboni driver, and (terrible) professional hockey goalie, best known for an outrageous anti-establishment crime spree in Budapest in the 1990s. Handing flowers to tellers and mailing wine to investigators, he carried off 29 non-violent robberies of state-owned banks and post offices that became a protest call against the corrupt political and banking system in nascent capitalist Hungary. He earned the moniker "Whiskey Robber," because witnesses always spotted him downing a shot before stepping into the banks.