2 oz Lunazul Añejo Tequila
3/4 oz Yellow Chartreuse
1/4 oz St. George Coffee Liqueur
2 dash Bittermens Mole Bitters
Stir with ice and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with orange twist oil.
After State Park, I headed towards Central Square to visit Brick & Mortar. For a nightcap, I asked bartender Ryan McLoughlin for the Outlaw since a stirred straight spirits drink seemed perfect for the night's trajectory. Once prepared, it offered bright orange oil notes over the lower aromas of coffee and agave. Next, honey richness on the sip led into agave, roast, and herbal flavors on the swallow with a chocolate and coffee finish.
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!