The true story of the Suffering Bastard

The true story of the Suffering Bastard

It’s increasingly argued that during the decades of bad drinks that preceded the craft revival, Tiki drinks were one of the only bastions for craft cocktails. This drink does one better. It helped defeat the Nazis. In 2007, Esquire magazine regaled readers with a tale about a cocktail purportedly invented in 1947, for a hung over Bar Stewart named Joe Scialom, called, “The Suffering Bar Stewart”. The tale was that then a Scotsman mispronounced Bar…

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Sandía Delicioso, cardamom and guajillo strike watermelon

Sandía Delicioso, cardamom and guajillo strike watermelon

2 oz Pyrat Rum 1 oz Cardamom and Guajillo Chile syrup 2 oz Watermelon juice 1/2 oz Lemon juice Dash Divine Bitters, House Bitters Cointreau Saffron Foam: Heat Cointreau and Saffron in pan just enough for the Cointreau to color then cool. Once cool add 1 egg white and blitz to soft peaks. Method: Add ingredients to mixing glass, add ice and shake. Double strain into rocks glass, then top with foam. Brulee foam with…

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Martiki Sour #1, Tiki Agricole deliciousness

2oz Clement Martinique Rhum Agricole 1oz Fresh pressed Pineapple juice 1oz Green & Black Cardamom & Lemongrass Raw Sugar Syrup made fresh .75oz Fresh pressed Lemon Juice (add more or less to taste) 6 dashes Angostura Aromatic Bitters Method: Prepare syrup ahead. For a 1 liter yield use 4 stalks fresh lemongrass (crushed) with a handful of green & black cardamom (also crushed, to release seeds from pods) boiled in 1/2 litre of water. Green…

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“Donny Bahama”

2 parts Angostura 7 Year Rum 1 part Lime Juice 1 part Green & Black Cardamom Lemongrass Syrup (See Curious Tea post for recipe) 1/8 Part Angostura Aromatic Bitters 1/8 Part Licore Strega 2 heavy dashes Angostura Orange Bitters 1 egg white 1 ice globe An atomizer filled with apple cider vinegar Combine all ingredients, except vinegar, in shaker. Dry shake. Add ice, shake thoroughly and strain over ice globe that has been misted with…

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