The Suffering Bastard is the name for two different mixed drinks, one being more of a standard cocktail associated with World War II and the other being more of an exotic drink associated with Tiki bars. There are multiple recipe variations and historical origins have been argued and changed over time. As the history goes, a Suffering Bastard cocktail was created in Egypt at the Shepheard's Hotel.
Pour ingredients into an ice-filled Old Fashioned glass and top with ginger ale, adding more ice if needed.
Garnish with a sprig of mint or an orange slice.