When I did have to be away from him, it was behind the stick, where he was still very much on my mind. I have to offer thanks and love to my co-workers and patrons who showed great kindness, support and patience.
One of the ways I rewarded them was with a new drink created for my Pal. Its a light refreshing take on a Hemingway and the name is a play on his own and the 1990's era movie...because Pal always had a little gangster hood in him, being form Washington Heights and all.
1 oz Chairman's Reserve Silver Rum
1 oz Banks Rum
3/4 oz grapefruit syrup
1 oz lime
1/4 oz Maraschino liqueur
Shake all but the soda water and strain into a collins glass. Top with fresh seltzer and garnish with a Grapefruit triangle.