Absinthe Cocktail

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Mint leaf

How to make:

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

1 fl oz La Fée Parisienne absinthe
2 1/2 fl oz Chilled water
1/4 fl oz Sugar syrup (rich) 2 sugar to 1 water
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Review:

Absinthe tamed and served straight-up.

Variant:

If pomegranate (grenadine) syrup is substituted for the sugar syrup this becomes a Tomate.

History:

Dr. Ordinaire perfected his recipe for absinthe in 1792 and from day one it required the addition of water and sugar to make it palatable.

Nutrition:

There are approximately 142 calories in one serving of Absinthe Cocktail.

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