3/4 oz Beefeater Gin
3/4 oz Becherovka
3/4 oz Cocchi Americano
3/4 oz Lemon Juice
1/4 oz Bärenjäger Honey Liqueur
Shake with ice and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lemon twist and add straws.
Two Tuesdays ago, Andrea and I decided to get dinner at the Citizen Public House. For a drink, I asked bartender Andrea Novak for the Corpse Reviver #6 which was a honey and spice variation on the citrus and absinthe classic. The cocktail's lemon twist filled the aroma and prepared the mouth for the lemon juice and citrus wine sip. Next, a gin, clove, cinnamon, and honey swallow gained more spice notes over time as the ice melted.
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.
boston cocktail books!
The 2017 collection of 855 drink recipes, bartender tributes, and essays on hospitality from Frederic Yarm, one of the authors of the Cocktail Virgin Slut blog. Available at Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and The Boston Shaker (on their shelves and via their webstore)!
The 2012 collection of 505 drink recipes, techniques, and Boston bar recommendations from Frederic Yarm. Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and The Boston Shaker (on their shelves and via their webstore)!