1 1/2 oz Spiced Rum (Kraken)
1/2 oz Creme de Cacao (Marie Brizard)
3/4 oz Lime Juice
3/4 oz Pineapple Juice
1/2 oz Falernum
1 dash Angostura Bitters
Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with grated nutmeg.
After the Blood of My Enemies, we were still in a rum mood, so I turned to Mr. Boston Official Bartender's Guide 75th anniversary edition. There, I spotted the Buccaneer which seemed like an elegant Tiki drink. Once in the glass, the drink shared a nutmeg and lime aroma. The rum's caramel notes were countered by the lime's crispness on the sip, and the swallow presented rum, pineapple, and clove flavors.
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)!