Description 2011 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved
We New Englanders are never surprised when Mother Nature unexpectedly pulls a surprise from her bag of tricks and hurls it our way. When storm clouds, turbulent winds, rain and/or snow drive the seabirds inland to shelter and whip the sea into a frenzy, one of the best ways to enjoy the ensuing chaos is to perch oneself in a comfy chair in front of a large window with one of these:
Nor'easter Cocktail 2 oz. Bourbon 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice 1/2 oz. maple syrup Pour the above into a tall glass, fill with ice, and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass, top with ginger beer and a wedge of fresh lime. Now you're ready to relax and enjoy the show.
Digital oils; the beleaguered apple tree is adapted from an original photograph shot in Fairfield, Connecticut, April 2007.