2 oz Aged Rhum Agricole (Depaz)
1/2 oz Dry Vermouth (Noilly Prat)
1/2 oz Apricot Liqueur (Rothman & Winter)
1/2 tsp Honey (1 tsp Honey Syrup)
Stir with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.
After the Undiscovered Country, I turned to the most recent issue of Imbibe Magazine and selected the Trembler as my nightcap. The Trembler was created by Lindsay Nader at San Diego's Noble Experiment and reminded me in structure to the El Presidente. On the nose, the drink offered an orange and grassy aroma. Next, honey with a hint of orchard fruit on the sip led into grassy rum transitioning into apricot 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.
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, 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)!