Milan Ormanovic's "October 12"

Milan Ormanovic's "October 12"

On October 12, 1853, an estimated 5,000 to 10,000 fans watched the bare-knuckle fight for the unofficial American Boxing Championship in Boston Corners, NY between the 40-year-old champion, Yankee Sullivan, and his 22-year-old challenger, John Morrissey.  The fight lasted 55 minutes declaring Morrissey the winner in round 37 due to Sullivan leaving the ring before being given permission to do so.


  • 45ml Prizefight Irish Whiskey
  • 25ml Monin Passionfruit Syrup
  • 25ml Lime Juice
  • 7 Thai basil leaves
  • 2 Dashes Kerwa Blossom Water


Shake all ingredients and double strain into a ice filled highball glass over 60 ml of soda water

Garnish with a Thai basil leaf

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