Absinthe, French Style

2 oz
A distilled, highly alcoholic (45-75% ABV), anise-flavored beverage derived from botanicals like wormwood, green anise, fennel, hyssop, melissa and other herbs. Technically a spirit, as it is not bottled with sugar. The green fairy.
2 oz
You know what this is, dihydrogen monoxide. Used in cocktails to aide dilution and dissolution. It is liquid at room temperature but becomes solid 'ice' at 0 Celsius. Did you know ice is a mineral?
0.5 oz
A relatively high sugar, usually high viscosity, liquid used to sweeten drinks commonly made with 1 part sugar to 1 part water (by mass) aka 1:1. Can be flavored with basically anything you can imagine.

Pick a syrup to use, including: simple, raspberry, orgeat, honey, pomegranate. Add all ingredients to a mixing glass. Fill with ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a cocktail glass. #stir #straight

Inspired by Jerry Thomas’ The Bar-Tenders’ Guide, 1862.

The Dead Rabbit, 2015
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