Let’s get right to the point. The Baroque is a cocktail with rum and gin. And it’s good. And if your first thought was “rum and gin together, that’s nasty”, I wouldn’t be surprised. But this combination works very, very well. I stumbled across this drink at the excellent cocktail blog A Dash of Bitters. If you like cocktails (and good writing) you should check it out.
In any event, I do not often think about combining rum with gin, it seems like wearing flip-flops when you are in a Tuxedo. But as I found with last week’s cocktail The Last Word, sometimes what sounds like a train wreck is quite good, you just need to try it. Continue reading