2 oz Campari
1 oz Punt e Mes
1/2 oz Crème de Peche
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
1 Egg White
Shake once without ice and once with, strain into a large coupe glass, and garnish with a grapefruit twist.
Two Wednesdays ago, I stopped into Trina's Starlite Lounge for dinner when bartenders Tainah Soares and Cory Buono were working. For a drink, I asked Tainah for the Movin' to the Country that she described as Tony Iamunno's creation. I was drawn to the drink for the combination of Campari and peach is a great one that I learned through Derek Brown's Bitter Peach and tinkered with in my Campeche. Once prepared, the Movin' to the Country's grapefruit twist brightened the orange and peach aroma. Next, a creamy grape sip led into a peach swallow with a soft, rounded bitterness and an orange 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.
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)!