Absinthe Cocktail (Jerry Thomas)

Difford's Guide

Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

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

1 fl oz La Fée Parisienne absinthe
1/4 fl oz Anisette liqueur
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
1 1/2 fl oz Chilled water (reduce if wet ice)
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Review:

This aniseed-flavoured mix tastes surprisingly tame but includes a shot of the notorious green fairy.

Variant:

Absinthe Frappe – served over crushed ice.

History:

Adapted from Jerry Thomas' 1887 Bar-tender's Guide.

Nutrition:

One serving of Absinthe Cocktail (Jerry Thomas) contains 145 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.3 standard drinks
  • 21.83% alc./vol. (43.66° proof)
  • 18.1 grams of pure alcohol
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