|When I asked my wife, Karen, what color she’d paint a horse, she didn’t hesitate. “Red,” she said, “of course.” Perfect, I thought, because when Catherine, in Malcolm Brooks’ masterful Painted Horses, meets her first mare in Montana, she thinks she’s stumbled upon the ghost of a war pony, its stamping legs painted with bands of red and yellow. With that image in mind, I crafted my own Painted Horse. Like a mustang, it’s small, but packs a kick. |
Painted Horse #2
Baileys Irish Cream
Float carefully, in the order given, by pouring each over the back of a bar spoon into a chilled pony glass. Enjoy!
Jack & Lydia
5 oz. Tsingtao beer
1 oz. Galliano
2 shakes Bar Keep Chinese bitters
Stir all gently with ice.
Strain into an ice-filled Collins glass.
Summer is everywhere, so our cocktail is a thirst
quencher in honor of Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng.
Complications arise in her novel when a
young, blonde college student marries her Chinese American professor – in
While there aren’t many Chinese
cocktail ingredients available in the states, Tsingtao beer is one – and beer cocktails this time of year go down easy.