Modern Times

1 oz Gin (any classic London Dry-style)
34 oz Apricot liqueur
34 oz Sloe gin, Plymouth
34 oz Lime juice
2 ds Orange bitters, Bitter Truth Orange
2 ds Absinthe (or Herbsaint)
1 twst Lime peel (1 long swath, around the equator)
Shake > Up > Coupe... Express peel over glass, rim & drop before pouring.
For extra-fancy presentation, curl lime peel around pinky into a "rose" shape before dropping into glass.
My attempt at balancing the classic Charlie Chaplin with a dose of gin, borrowing the dashes of orange bitters and absinthe from the Modern Cocktail #2. Now a menu item at Parliament in Dallas, TX.
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1 Comment

I used Sipsmith Sloe Gin and

I used Sipsmith Sloe Gin and cut back the apricot liquer to 1/2 ounce.  Loved it, my friend was "not as enamored with it" but i thought it was tart, sweet and delightful!