1 oz Gold Jamaican Rum (7/8oz Appleton V/X, 1/8oz Smith & Cross)
1/2 oz Puerto Rican Rum (Caliche)
1/2 oz Passion Fruit Syrup
1/2 oz Honey Syrup
1/2 oz Lime Juice
Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.
Three Mondays ago, I turned to Beachbum Berry's Remixed for my nightcap. There, I spotted the Don's Special Daiquiri which was the 1970s version of Don the Beachcomber's 1934 Mona Daiquiri. With a rum blend and both honey and passion fruit syrups as the sweeteners, it definitely intrigued me. Once in a glass, the Daiquiri offered rum, passion fruit, and floral aromas. Next, lime and passion fruit on the sip led into funky rums, tropical flavors, and floral notes 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!