Serve in anOld-fashioned glass
Lemon zest twist
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass (or in place of ice use cold over frozen river stones to chill to avoid dilution from ice).
|1 fl oz||Rémy Martin 1738 Cognac|
|2/3 fl oz||Absinthe vermouth|
|1/3 fl oz||Poire William eau-de-vie|
|1/6 fl oz||Giffard Banane du Brésil liqueur|
|3 dash||Orange Bitters by Angostura|
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"The spirit of the staircase" is short and boozy. Cognac flavours shine with hints of absinthe, pear and banana.
Created in 2015 by Thomas Egerton at Eau de Vie, England. The literal English translation of this drinks name, 'the spirit of the staircase', doesn't have quite the same ring to it.
One serving of L'esprit de l'escalier contains 144 calories.