1 oz Clément Rhum Agricole
1 oz Aperol
3/4 oz Blood Orange Juice
1/2 oz Grenadine
2 dash Peychaud's Bitters
Shake with ice and strain into a coupe glass.
Continuing on with my birthday bar crawl after the In Fashion at J.M. Curley, I ventured down Temple Place to Stoddard's. For a drink, I asked bar manager Jamie Walsh for the Blood of My Enemies. Jamie explained that the drink was created by Tony Iamunno. Once made, the rhum agricole's grass note was complemented by a fruit aroma. Next, the orange and pomegranate on the sip led into a smoothed over rhum agricole flavor on the swallow.
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!