2 oz Clement Premiere Canne Rhum Agricole
1/2 oz Bacardi 8 Year Rum
3/4 oz Honey Syrup
3/4 oz Lime Juice
2 dash Regan's Orange Bitters
Shake with ice, strain into a single Old Fashioned glass, and garnish with a lime twist.
Two Wednesdays ago, I headed over to Russell House Tavern for dinner. For a first drink, I asked bartender Brett Howard for the Césaire Daiquiri. The recipe was created by bar manager Ashish Mitra as a tribute to Aimé Césaire, a French poet from Martinique. Once prepared, the Daiquiri donated a lime, grassy, and hint of floral bouquet to the nose. Next, lime and honey on the sip led into a grassy and floral swallow with a honey 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.
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!