Balaklava Special No. 2

Prescribed when "Ladies are Present"
1 12 oz Kummel
34 oz Absinthe
34 oz Cognac
34 oz Kirschwasser
12 t Orgeat
1 t Heavy cream (up to 1 1/2 tsp)
Instructions
Shake briskly and serve in a tell stemmed cocktail glass.
Notes
"And for heaven's sweet sake don't think this snake-in-the grass drink is a harmless and gentle lady's affair just because it has cream in it." Balaklava Special No. 1 - Equal Parts Kummel and Cognac served with crushed ice in a wine glass.
History
"Dedicated to the spot made famous by the charge of the Light Brigade which was a spectacular, tragic and rather unnecessary military gesture."
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