1 oz Housemade Spiced Rum
1 oz Coconut Cream
2 dash Angostura Orange Bitters
Dry shake ingredients, add ice, and wet shake. Strain into a coupe glass.
Last weekend, Doug of the Pegu Blog was in town with his wife as part of their cross country tour. On Saturday night, Andrea and I met up with them at Eastern Standard. For a drink, both Andrea and I honed in on the Root of All Evil which just appeared on the menu and asked bartender Kit Paschal to make us a pair. This drink is different from the Root of All Evil that we had at the Grand Marnier Event. Instead, this one features Art in the Age's Root Liqueur which we were introduced to at Tales of the Cocktail last year via the Appalachian Flip. We later tracked down a bottle at the New Hampshire state liquor stores and made the Prince Farrington Punch. The company based their liqueur after Colonial recipes for root tea brewed from sassafras, sarsaparilla, wintergreen birch bark and other roots and herbs. Thanks to the temperance movement, this alcoholic brew morphed into the root beer soda of today. The Root of All Evil was an Eastern Standard original Flip that shares a semblance with Tiki drinks such as the Painkiller.