Absinthe by Jimmy

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Ingredients

Barware

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 293 calories in one serving of Absinthe by Jimmy.

Styles & Flavours

Times, Seasons & Occasions

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in an

UB Retro Fizz 1890 7oz

Garnish:

Lime zest twist

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredient with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

23 fl oz La Fee Parisienne absinthe
23 fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
2 fl oz Chilled water
25 dash Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
1 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters
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Our Comment:

The absinthe cocktail meets the absinthe sour with lime juice added to the holy trinity of absinthe, sugar and water.

About:

Adapted from the first recipe in a 1932 pocket cocktail book called The Green Cocktail Book by "Jimmy". We've respected the original proportions of 1 part Absinthe, 1 part lime juice, 3 parts water and 1 dash of Angostura bitters" with, as Jimmy says, "sugar to taste." Hence, we'd advise 10ml to 12.5ml sugar depending on your limes and palate.

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