A mashup of the 1919 Cocktail from Drink, Phil Ward's Lipspin, and others.
|1||oz||Sweet vermouth, Carpano Punt e Mes|
|1||twst||Lemon peel (As garnish)|
Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail coupe, and garnish with a lemon twist.
At Our Fathers, I decided to riff on the 1919 Cocktail utilizing dry and sloe gin as the two spirits (we were a gin bar after all). While I kept the Punt e Mes intact, I switched from molé to Peychaud's Bitters due to their working well with sloe's fruit notes. Moreover, I swapped the original's Benedictine for Cynar to pair with the sloe gin akin to Phil Ward's Lipspin. For a name, I thought about what else was happening around 1919 -- namely, gangs were gearing up for Prohibition. One famous Boston gang to work bootlegging into their operations was the Gustin Gang. The Gustin Gang was formed in the mid-1910s and by the 1920s began to dominate Boston's underworld. During Prohibition, they purchased rum-running boats that brought booze from international waters into South Boston where they supplied their South Boston speakeasy, the Sportlight, as well as other local establishments.
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- Ligurian Sea — Gin, Sweet vermouth, Cynar, Absinthe, Water
- Negroni — Sweet vermouth, Campari, Gin, Orange peel
- Cin-Cyn — Gin, Sweet vermouth, Cynar, Peychaud's Bitters, Orange
- Negronino — Sweet vermouth, Gin, Amaro Nonino, Campari
- Deviled Negroni — Gin, Campari, Maurin Quina, Sweet vermouth, Lemon peel
- Doff Your Hat — Genever, Cynar, Sweet vermouth, Orange liqueur, Orange bitters
- Amertinez — Gin, Cynar, Sweet vermouth, Maraschino Liqueur, Orange bitters, Orange peel
- Danagroni — Gin, Sweet vermouth, Campari, Bitters
- Quill — Gin, Sweet vermouth, Campari, Absinthe, Orange peel