1 1/2 oz Willet Rye
3/4 oz Amaro Montenegro
3/4 oz Punt e Mes
1/2 oz Nux Alpina Walnut Liqueur
1 dash Fee's Whiskey Barrel Bitters
Stir with ice and strain into a cocktail coupe. Serve with a cherry-orange peel flag garnish.
The other drink from the upstairs Baldwin & Sons Trading Co. bar that bartender Raul Zelaya made for us at the downstairs Baldwin Bar at Sichuan Garden II was the World's Fair created by Vannaluck Hongthong. The drink turned out to be a rather Winter-feeling Manhattan riff that began with a grape aroma and a grape and malt sip. The flavor profile rounded out with a rye, nutty, bitter, and tangerine citrus swallow and a cinnamon 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!