1 oz Plantation 5 Year Barbados Rum
1 oz Pimm's No. 1
3/4 oz Cinnamon Syrup
3/4 oz Lime Juice
1 dash Angostura Bitters
Shake with ice and strain into a Collins glass with 1 1/2 oz Canada Dry ginger ale. Top with ice and garnish with a lime wedge.
Two Wednesdays ago, my adventures on the town led me to Brick & Mortar where bartender Rob Hoover and Allison Connolly were working. For a first drink, I asked Rob for the Leaf Peeper that he attributed to Matty Durgin, and the idea of a rum-tinged Pimm's Cup reminded me of the Voodoo Echo. Once prepared, this tall drink yielded a lime aroma that gave way to a carbonated lime and fruity sip. Next, rum spiced with ginger and cinnamon notes made up the delightful 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!