1 1/2 oz Aged Cachaça (Seleta Gold)
1/2 oz Jagermeister
3/4 oz Lemon Juice
3/4 oz Simple Syrup
1 slice Orange
1 Egg White
Shake once without ice and once with ice, strain into a cocktail coupe, and garnish with fresh orange zest. I also muddled the orange slice before shaking.
Two Tuesdays ago, I decided to make an egg white Sour that I had spotted in a Punch Drink article on Jägermeister. The recipe was the Rio Grande Sour created by Ranjini Bose at the Seamstress in New York City. Once prepared, the Rio Grande Sour offered an orange, cinnamon, and grassy aroma that led into a creamy lemon and orange sip. Next, the swallow showcased the cachaça's grassy rum notes pairing with the Jägermeister's cinnamon, licorice, and ginger ones.
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)!