1 1/2 oz Four Roses Bourbon
1/2 oz Averna
1/2 oz Rothman & Winter Apricot Liqueur
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
2 dash Angostura Bitters
Shake with ice and strain into a Collins glass with 2 oz soda water. Fill with ice, add a straw, and garnish with a lemon twist.
In considering drinks for the last Yacht Rock Sunday at Loyal Nine, I was still thinking about the A Moment of Silence from Beta Cocktails. It was the great combination of Averna and apricot liqueur that made the drink shine as well as being the crux of Eastern Standard's Averna Jimjam. Merging aspects of those two drinks and converting it into a Highball generated this Grass Roots song tribute libation Sooner or Later.
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!