Conjure up the name “Anthony Weiner” and what do you get?
Liar, pervert, disgraced congressman from New York City, email problem for his wife, the Hillary Clinton acolyte Huma Abedin … In other words, nothing good.
During some of his self-exposing (in so many ways) sexting that came to light a few years back and then again this year, it was revealed that Weiner sometimes used the pseudonym “Carlos Danger.” I know, it’s pathetic, but we might as well have more fun with the whole situation than he had. A bistro called Buttermilk Channel, located at 524 Court Street in Brooklyn’s Carroll Gardens neighborhood, certainly did when it created a new cocktail called …
THE CARLOS DANGER
2 ounces mezcal
½ ounce grapefruit juice
½ ounce honey syrup
½ ounce fresh lime juice
Combine all ingredients but the Campari, shake vigorously in a shaker with fresh ice cubes. Serve with grapefruit juice and a sugared rim, with a small float of Campari for color.