Difford's Guide



Old-fashioned glass
Measuring jigger
Fine sieve


There are approximately 232 calories in one serving of Anis-thetic.
Anis-thetic image

Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass


Mint sprig & absinthe mist from atomiser

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients and fine strain into an empty chilled glass.

12 fresh Mint leaves
2 fl oz Bourbon whiskey
1/4 fl oz Giffard Menthe Pastille white crème de menthe
1/4 fl oz Benedictine D.O.M.
1/6 fl oz Anisette liqueur
1/6 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
3 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters
3 dash Peychaud's or other Creole-style bitters
1/4 fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)

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Our comment:

As the name suggests, this bourbon-based drink is fresh breath-tastic.


Adapted from a drink created in 2009 by Danny Murphy at the Met Bar, London, England. Originally made with homemade anis syrup and without crème de menthe.

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