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The Suffering Bastard, a popular hangover cure in two views.

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The Suffering Bastard.
Bartender's hangover cure.

Sometimes a name really says it all.

The Suffering Bastard is a classic tiki cocktail, and as the name suggests, it's meant to help those ailing with a hangover.

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Light and refreshing, the gin and bourbon mix surprisingly well, so the ginger ale isn't drowned out. And make sure you read our facts about a little hair-of-the-dog before you ever drink one of these to help a hangover.


  • 1 part bourbon
  • 1 part gin
  • 3 parts ginger ale
  • 1 dash bitters (optional)

  • Combine all ingredients over rocks, stir well and garnish with a lime.

    Medical experts agree that there is no strictly "safe" level of alcohol consumption. Find out more facts about alcohol use and heath here.

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    Other Hangover 'remedies'.

    Here's a list of home remedies we've found that supposedly taking care of that massive, pounding hangover. Some are from bartentders, some are just folklore. Some are even billed as natural ways to take care of 'the dog that bit 'ya'. Just remember, only time and water are what most doctors and scientists believe in. That, and the fact that prevention is often the best form of medicine.

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