3/4 oz Cruzan Black Strap Rum
3/4 oz Aged Rum (Seleta Cachaça Gold)
1/2 oz Ginger Liqueur (King's)
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
1/2 oz Falernum (BG Reynolds)
Shake with ice and strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice.
Two Saturdays ago, I turned to the Tiki Drinks: Tropical Cocktails for the Modern Bar book where I had spotted the Outrigger; the drink called out to me for it seemed like an interesting ginger and clove variation on a Daiquiri. In the glass, it offered a mint bouquet to the nose. Next, lemon and dark molasses notes on the sip led into dark caramel, grassy funk, ginger, and clove 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!