I’m having an awesome weekend in NYC. Red Sox (victorious) game at the gorgeous Yankee Stadium yesterday. Warm, spring weather that has not yet reached Vermont. Delicious food and plenty of fun cocktails. It’s Grrrrr8.
I just reached my 1500th post on Friday, so I would like to raise a glass to all of you for being my friends and readers and support for so long. I think you’ll like this bitterly sweet drink. Sort of like New York City for me.
½ ounce simple syrup (recipe follows)
2 ounces dark rum
¾ ounce Campari
4 ounces pineapple juice
½ ounce fresh lime juice
Pineapple wedge or blood orange wheel, for garnish
1. Shake all ingredients with ice until chilled, about 30 seconds.
2. Strain into a tall rocks glass over ice. Top with pineapple wedge or orange wheel.
Makes 1 cocktail
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
1. Warm sugar and water in a saucepan over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Cool before using. Refrigerate if not using immediately.
Recipes from The Men’s Journal
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