1 1/2 oz Reposado Tequila
1/2 oz Domaine de Canton
1/2 oz BG Reynolds Passion Fruit Syrup
3/4 oz Lime Juice
1 dash St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram (~1/4 oz)
Shake with ice and pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wedge and add straws.
The other drink bartender Sahil Mehta made for me at Estragon was the Golden Monarch. The drink began with a lime and allspice aroma that came across as almost cologne-like. The sip was a combination of lime and passion fruit that led into a swallow of tequila, allspice, and ginger. While the ginger notes were subtle at first, the flavor did build over successive sips.
The euphemisms are getting a bit stale, suffice to say: four people in Boston -- two of whom are much more prolific writers than the other two (including the originator of this blog, who has no excuse apart from laziness) -- who drink and tell.
drink & tell: a boston cocktail book
A collection of drink recipes, techniques, and Boston bar recommendations from Frederic Yarm, one of the authors of the Cocktail Virgin Slut blog. Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and The Boston Shaker (on their shelves and via their webstore). Follow the buzz on D&T's Facebook fan page!