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One of several variations on the Last Word cocktail that we present, the Final Ward substitutes two ingredients in the original recipe.
Created in 2007 by Phil Ward at Death & Co. in New York, the Final Ward is a well known variation on the classic Last Word cocktail and makes two subsitutions. Rye whiskey replaces Gin. Lemon juice replaces lime, hardly surprising given the affinity whiskeys have for lemon.