3⁄4 oz Bénédictine
3⁄4 oz Applejack, Lairds
3⁄4 oz Lemon juice
1 rinse Absinthe
Instructions

Rinse a chilled coupe with absinthe and discard remnants. Shake remaining ingredients with ice and double strain into the absinthe-rinsed coupe.

History

Developed at home during the COVID-19 pandemic borne from the need for something to save us all from this madness.

Cocktail summary
Created by
Ian Lacy, Overland Park, KS
Year
2022
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author's original creation
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4.5 stars
(13 ratings)
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  • Boosted brandy to 1 oz and cut maraschino to 1/2, and that worked well. Herbsaint rinse was quite subtle. Delicious though. — ★★★★★
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Comments

A memorable and robust take on the Final Ward, wordplay included. The absinthe rinse is a blessing that really ties the whole thing together.


Reduced luxardo to 0.5 oz. . .felt it was taking over a bit.