1 1/4 oz Cocchi Sweet Vermouth
1 oz Averna
2 dash Mole Bitters
Build in a rocks glass with ice. Top with soda, gently stir, garnish with an orange wedge, and add straws.
For a drink at Merrill & Co., Andrea asked bartender Bryn Tattan for the Steady As She Goes, one of their soda fountain drinks. Once built, the drink offered an orange aroma. A lightly carbonated sip gave way to more caramel notes than grape. Finally, the swallow offered elegant chocolate herbal flavors that made this drink quite delightful.
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!