3 oz Aged Martinique Rum (2 oz Depaz Rhum Agricole)
3/4 oz Lime Juice
1/2 oz Passion Fruit Syrup
1/4 oz Falernum (Velvet)
Blend with 6 oz crushed ice for 5 seconds (shake with cracked ice and pour into a tall glass). Fill with crushed ice, and I added a long lime twist.
After my shift two Thursdays ago, I turned to Beachbum Berry's Sippin' Safari and decided upon the Last Rites created by Marciano Licudine at the Mai-Kai circa 1959. Overall, it reminded me of the South Pacific Punch with a different rum style and no orange juice element. Once prepared, it offered a lime aroma from the twist I added that preceded the lime and passion fruit-driven tropical sip. Next, the swallow was a combination of grassy rum, passion fruit, and clove.
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)!