Sunday, April 1, 2012

Exhibit #96: Ship of Fools

A crew of seven utterly ridiculous drinks – either in terms of ingredients, proportions, or concept. But here’s the rub: one of them is not actually an old drink, but something we came up with to throw you off the scent. Can you spot the impostor? For the online edition of the menu, we've changed the names of the drinks so you can't use the interwebs to cheat...

Ball of Confusion $8
Cognac, vanilla ice cream, orange curacao, and maraschino, up.

Breadbasket $8
3 layers: half a pony yellow Chartreuse, egg yolk, and goldwasser.

La Cucaracha $20
Cazadores reposado tequila, Myers’ dark rum, lime juice, orange curacao, with passion fruit, orgeat and simple syrups, crushed ice. Seves 3 to 4.

Devil's Cupcake $5
A layered shot of maraschino liqueur and whipped cream,
with a cherry on top.

Final Solution $8
Cognac, kirschwasser, kummel, cherry Heering, and dry vermouth, up.

Guapo Sour $7
Dry gin, agave nectar, lime juice, banana liqueur, crushed ice.

Port au Prince Cooler $15
Coconut milk, cognac, Haitian rum, maraschino, Angostura. Serves 2 to 3.

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