Anabasis

34 oz Gin, Ransom
34 oz Armagnac
34 oz Curaçao, Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao
34 oz Aromatized wine, Cocchi Americano
1 rinse Absinthe
1 twst Lemon peel
Instructions
Stir with ice and strain into a chilled, Absinthe-rinsed coupe. Garnish with a lemon twist.
History
A stirred riff on the beloved Corpse Reviver #2, the Anabasis relegates the lemon juice to just a twist and brings in the maltiness of Ransom Old Tom Gin as match to Armagnac's complex spice. Cocchi American also subs in for Lillet Blanc, acting as a bridge between the sweet, spice and citrus notes of the other ingredients. The name Anabasis refers to the antonym of "katabasis", or "underworld", and indicates a trip from a country's coastline back into its interior.
From other users
  • Complex, long with a fresh citrus finish — ☆☆☆☆
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