Blood & Ashes
Krakatoa and the “Blood & Ashes”. This week in 1883, the island of Krakatoa unleashed one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions in history — an explosion so loud it could be heard 2,000 miles away. After hearing about the chaos which followed, you’ll need a drink .
“Blood and Ashes,” created for the DPD by Jim Romdall, bar manager at Vessel in Seattle, WA
In short glass:
- curl 1 sprig of rosemary in bottom of glass
- coat glass and rosemary with absinthe, and set on fire
In shaker mix:
- 2 oz Voyager gin
- 1/4 oz Batavia Arrack
- 1 oz fresh lime juice
- 1/2 oz simple syrup
Shake and pour over burning rosemary Fill glass with mountain of crushed ice Pour 1/2 oz of shiraz “lava” over crushed ice
Drink and explode with joy, thereby creating a tsunami of reverie amongst you and your dinner companions.