1 oz Milagro Blanco Tequila
3/4 oz Giffard Banane du Bresil
1/2 oz Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur
3/4 oz Lime Juice
Shake with ice and strain into a coupe glass.
Two Tuesdays ago, Andrea and I ventured down to the South End to pay bartender Sahil Mehta a visit at Estragon. For a first drink, I requested the Elvis and the Mexican Ghost that was on his Sunday night Bar Go-Go menu. Once prepared, it gifted agave notes on some sniffs and banana ones on others. Next, lime and a vaguely tropical sip led into tequila, banana, and slightly spicy pepper flavors 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.
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!