Monday, September 7, 2015

It's Labor Day - Have a Drink!

I know there's dark rum in the house - it came back from vacation after being acquired at the NH State Liquor Store.  Now if I can still get some cherries.  From Epicurious.

The Cherry Bomb
Yield: 1 cocktail
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

  • 4 fresh sweet cherries, halved, pitted 
  • 1/4 of a lemon 
  • 1/4 of a lime 
  • 5–6 fresh mint leaves 
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup 
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters 
  • 2 ounces dark rum 
  • Mint sprigs (for garnish) 

Using a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon, muddle cherries, lemon and lime wedges, mint leaves, simple syrup, and bitters in a mixing glass or cocktail shaker. Add rum and stir to combine.

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