2 oz Bushmills Irish Whiskey (Teeling's Small Batch)
3/4 oz Dolin Blanc Vermouth
1/4 oz Green Chartreuse
1/4 oz Luxardo Maraschino
Stir with ice and strain into a coupe glass.
A few Fridays ago, I decided to open up the Death & Co. Cocktail Book to find my evening's nightcap. Phil Ward's St. Columbus Rill from 2008 called out to me and reminded me of the Flushing-Main St. that I had tried earlier in the week. Once mixed, the St. Columbus Rill presented a malt, Chartreuse herbal, and hints of nutty cherry on the nose. Next, a light malt and grape sip gave way to smooth whiskey and a Last Wordy combination of Green Chartreuse and Maraschino.
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.
boston cocktail books!
The 2017 collection of 855 drink recipes, bartender tributes, and essays on hospitality from Frederic Yarm, one of the authors of the Cocktail Virgin Slut blog. Available at Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and The Boston Shaker (on their shelves and via their webstore)!
The 2012 collection of 505 drink recipes, techniques, and Boston bar recommendations from Frederic Yarm. Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and The Boston Shaker (on their shelves and via their webstore)!