3/4 oz Lime Juice
1/2 oz Falernum
1/4 oz Saffron-infused Honey Syrup
2 dash Herbsaint
Build in a tulip glass, fill with crushed ice, and swizzle to mix and chill. Garnish with a mint sprig and add a straw.
Two Tuesdays ago, I made my way over to Tavern Road for their inaugural Tiki Tuesday which was sponsored by Privateer Rum. For a libation, I asked bartender Jace Sheehan for the Rugg Road. Jace described how he first created the predecessor of this recipe for the Boston Historical Society; he had called the drink New Needham in regards to how hilly parts of Needham were used as landfill to reclaim parts of the Charles River including where his old bar, A Wink & A Nod, resides. Now that he is at Tavern Road, he renamed the drink the Rugg Road after the location of his preferred motorcycle shop, Madhouse Motors in Allston.