1 oz Old Monk Rum
1 oz Palo Viejo White Rum
3/4 oz Maurin Quina
1 1/4 oz Grapefruit Juice
1/2 oz Cinnamon Syrup
4 dash Bittermens Tiki Bitters
Shake with ice and pour unstrained into a rocks glass. Add straws.
Two Sundays ago, we stopped into the Independent during one of the their John Funke music nights. For a drink, I asked the bartender for the Wing Nang which seemed intriguing for it was a Tiki-like drink containing Maurin Quina. The Wing Nang's aroma offered grapefruit and cinnamon notes. The grapefruit continued on into the sip along with the Maurin's cherry, and the swallow began with rum and cinnamon notes. The swallow ended with a lingering almond flavor from the Maurin that worked incredibly well with the Tiki feel.
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!