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.
A gin that contains no sweetening agents; usually around 40% ABV. Try Monkey 47.
A light French quinquina aperitif wine produced from 85% Bordeaux semillon wines and 15% macerated liqueurs.
An apricot flavored brandy liqueur, similar to peach liqueur.
A yellow citrus fruit. The peel is often used as a garnish while the juice incorporated into the drink for a tart flavor profile (citric acid).
Swirl the absinthe in a coupe glass to coat, discard the excess. Stir the remaining ingredients in a mixing glass with ice until chilled. Strain into the glass and garnish with a lemon twist. #stir #straight
One of the many modern adaptation from The Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930.