2 oz Dolin Dry Vermouth
1 oz Lime Juice
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
2 dash Peychaud's Bitters
Shake with ice and strain into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice. Top with Canada Dry Ginger Ale and add a straw.
For one of Andrea's drink choices, she asked bartender Matt Schrage for something on the lighter side and he suggested the Rooftop Cooler. I remember trying to order that one evening this past summer while it resided on the menu, but the drink was so popular that they had temporarily run out of the necessary ginger ale to make it. As for who created it, Matt was unsure if it was Kenny Belanger or Phil MacLeod. Once mixed, the Rooftop Cooler offered a lime aroma that led into a sweet, carbonated citrus sip. The swallow was all about the ginger and spice though from the soda and bitters.
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)!