1 1/2 oz Dolin Blanc Vermouth
3/4 oz Lemon Juice
1/2 oz Grenadine
6 Mint Leaves
Swizzle or stir with ice to mix and chill in a pilsner glass. Top with 1 oz soda water, garnish with a mint sprig, and add straws.
After the talks on Wednesday, I decided to get dinner at Cane and Table which is one of the establishments along with Bellocq opened by the people who run the Cure since I was last in town. Given the hot weather, I was in the mood for something more refreshing so I opted for the Modern Lover; being a Jonathan Richman fan did not hurt in the decision making process either. Once prepared by bartender Natasha Tattaglia, this low ABV libation greeted me with a great mint aroma. Pomegranate, white wine, and lemon on the sip soon gave way to herbal and mint flavors on the swallow.
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!