Wednesday, March 5, 2008

[unnamed yummy]

(I'm going through my little notebook from the past month, and my memory leaves something to be desired)

Rittenhouse 100
Punt e Mes

garnished with a flamed orange peel.

This must have been a Eastern Standard drink from Jackson, who never seems to name anything. Based upon the ingredients, I must have liked it!


Frederic said...

eGullet had a thread about designing the Slope (or Theoretical Slope) cocktail as part of the Brooklyn/Red Hook/Manhattan variants I guess as a homage to Park Slope. People gave lots of suggestions for the theoretical slope cocktail. The one we made from that list was 1 1/2 oz Rittenhouse Rye, 3/4 Punt e Mes, and 3/4 oz R&W Orchard Apricot.

Frederic said...

One of the threads is here:

It also gives another recipe (which might be the Flatiron Bar's (the creator's) real recipe). The theoretical part of the Slope was figuring out how to re-create the cocktail at home since they didn't know the exact ratios.

The confusion as to what the recipe should be is here: