1 oz Lustau Dry Amontillado Sherry
1/2 oz Herradura Reposado Tequila
3/4 oz Pineapple Syrup
3/4 oz Lime Juice
1 dash Regan's Orange Bitters
Shake with ice and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge and add a straw.
The drink that Andrea requested at Craigie on Main was the Grand Tour which was a lighter drink featuring Amontillado sherry and a small amount of tequila. Moreover, with the pineapple syrup, citrus, and ice, it was almost Fix-like. The Grand Tour offered up a tequila and lime aroma. A lime and grape sip was followed by a swallow that began with tequila and ended with pineapple and nutty sherry notes.
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.
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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!