H.S.L. Special

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (19 ratings)

Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Photographed in a

Libbey Old Fashioned 11oz

Garnish:

Blackberry dusted with powdered sugar

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass (preferably over a chunk of block ice).

1 1/6 fl oz Amaro (e.g. Montenegro)
1/2 fl oz Giffard Crème de Mûre liqueur
5/6 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
1 dash La Fée Parisienne absinthe
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Review:

A delicately fruity bittersweet sweet 'n' sour aperitivo.

History:

Adapted from a cocktail created by and named after Hayden Scott Lambert at his bar, Bramble and Hugo Special this cocktail featured on the opening menu of Above Board back in November 2016.

Nutrition:

One serving of H.S.L. Special contains 166 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 0.6 standard drinks
  • 10.38% alc./vol. (20.76° proof)
  • 8.6 grams of pure alcohol
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