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Mixology / Henry 'Box' Brown

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This cocktail is named for the Virginia slave (and eventual anti-slavery speaker and performer) who escaped to freedom in 1849 by mailing himself to Philadelphia in a wooden crate.)

Ice

2 oz well-aged rum

3 oz freshly pressed red grape juice (about 15 medium-to-large red grapes -- juice right before serving or muddle in the shaker)

Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add the rum and grape juice; shake well, then strain into an old fashioned or rocks glass filled with large ice cubes.

-- The Washington Post

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition November 10, 2012 E4

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