The Nasty Woman – Election Day

Election 2016 - Hero

Oh thank god, it’s finally here. I can stop refreshing the same page over and over again, and I can also stop getting 14,000 emails a day from the same campaign, asking me to send just a little bit more money. And hopefully we’ll have a good new president. This is the first in a series of two drinks for an Election Night party we’re having this evening, and feel free to drink along! (The Bad Hombre needs to sit for a little while, so it’s not ready for tasting yet, even though it’s pictured.)

What news today? Please god vote. And vote for Hillary. I probably shouldn’t be partisan on the blog, but whatever. Let’s not have our country ruined. Also, I almost changed that to “vote if you’re old enough” but really everyone here is 21+, right? Guys?

The Nasty Woman - Ingredients

The Nasty Woman

  • 4.5 oz pear juice/nectar
  • 1.5 oz white rum
  • 0.5 oz blue curaçao
  • ~3 oz ginger beer
  1. Combine all ingredients except for the ginger beer.
  2. Fill a glass with ice, and pour the mixture over it.
  3. Add ginger beer on top, to taste, or to fill the glass. It was about 3-4.5 oz for me.
  4. Enjoy, while watching our country go to the dogs. Or the… what’s the opposite of “go to the dogs”? Cats?
  5. You can also make this for a party (which we did!) so just keep the ratios — 3 / 1 / .333 / 2-3

Tasting Notes

BN: I really liked this! I was hoping to, as I made it up, and we all know how well that sometimes goes, but it was good! The blue curaçao, obviously, is for color, but the orange was a nice touch. Overall, it had a nice tropical feel to it, and the ginger beer came through strong (always a good thing). Should you care less about the color, I’d swap it with normal curaçao which would be a little less sweet (it was almost too much), and I also tried it with a few dashes of Angostura which really pulled it all together.

PiC: I thought this was really good. I liked the ginger, though I liked it better with the bitters [see above]. It’s sweet, but it wasn’t too sweet. Go Hillary!


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