3/4 oz Rye Whiskey (Rittenhouse 100)
3/4 oz Suze Gentian Liqueur (Salers)
3/4 oz Lemon Juice
1/2 oz 2:1 Honey Syrup (3/4 oz 1:1 Honey Syrup)
Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail coupe.
Two Wednesdays ago, I turned to Food & Wine: Cocktails 2015 for nightcap ideas. There, I found The Smartest Man Alive which appeared like an earthier Goldrush; it was created by Seattle's Chris Elford who I had the pleasure of meeting at Camp Runamok last month. Once prepared, it offered a floral and earthy gentian aroma. Next, honey balanced by lemon on the sip led into rye and a honey-gentian combination 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!