• The rum diary

    11 days ago - By Cocktail Virgin Slut

    2 oz Brugal 1888 Rum 1/2 oz Amaro Nonino 1/2 oz Aperol 2 dash Angostura Bitters
    Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail coupe, and garnish with a lemon twist. Two Thursdays ago, I selected Nico Martini's Texas Cocktails book from the drink book library shelves. There, I landed upon the Rum Diary crafted at Dallas' Atwater Alley, and it utilized the Amaro Nonino-Aperol combination made famous in the Paper Plane. However, without the citrus, it was closer to the Negroni variation the Marchessa and perhaps the Manhattan-like Linden Square. Here, the Rum Diary welcomed the senses with a lemon...
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