Arsenic and Old Lace

1 12 oz Gin
12 oz Pastis (or less)
12 oz Crème de Violette
14 oz Dry vermouth
Instructions
Lemon twist, Stir, Straight Up, Cocktail
Notes
Comments were that less pastis might be needed to avoid overpowering the violette. Also, this predates the R&W Violette -- it looks like a lot to me.
From other users
  • All I taste is Absinthe. I think this drink could be good, but it would take a lot of experimenting with different brands of absinthe or pastis, and I don't have that kind of money. — ☆
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2 Comments

The ratios used in the

The ratios used in the Bartenders Choice App are more in tune with the modern drinkers taste. 2 gin, 3/4 dry Vermouth, 1/4 Violette/Yvette and an Absinthe rinse.