RINSE glass with absinthe. STIR other ingredients with ice and strain into absinthe rinsed glass.
Orange zest twist (discarded) & float star anise
A boozy stirred sipper, perhaps after-dinner cognac-based cocktail, with hints of anise coffee and dry sherry complexity.
Adapted from a recipe created in 2015 by Isaac Windsor at The Milk Thistle, Bristol, England.