Bourbon, Gin, Lime Juice, Bitters, Ginger Ale, Lime, Cherry
Fill a highball glass with ice cubes. Add bourbon, gin, lime juice and bitters. Top up with ginger ale. Garnish with lime and a cherry.
According to Jeff Berry in Beachbum Berry Remixed and many others, a Suffering Bastard cocktail was created in Egypt at the Shepheard's Hotel by the bartender Joe Scialom. He was looking to make a hangover drink for allied troops and according to story made one as a "cure" for the suffering soldiers who complained about the poor quality of liquor in the area.