(Beware the) Pink Slip

1 oz Ginger liqueur, Domaine de Canton
1 oz Gin, Death's Door
34 oz Dry vermouth, Ransom
14 t Honey
1 rinse Absinthe Rouge, Amerique 1912
2 wdg Lime
Add liquors and honey to a cocktail shaker and dry shake to incorporate the honey. Add ice and shake till cold. Rinse a chilled martini glass with absinthe, and then strain the contents of the shaker into the glass. Squeeze out the juice of 1 lime wedge and discard, and drop in a fresh wedge
Amerique 1912 Absinthe Rouge is infused with hibiscus giving it a red color and a unique floral taste. The Beverage Testing Institute rated it at 95- Exceptional (the highest score BTI has ever awarded an absinthe)
I was looking for an interesting Absinthe rinse cocktail when I came across "The Promissory Note" from Daniel Hiatt at The Alembic Bar in SF. But, I really prefer the additional herbal element gin unites with absinthe, and I wanted a dry vermouth that had a similar botanical build--which Ransom does
2011 Kindred Cocktails
From other users
  • Made this with more generic absinthe and vermouth, but still quite nice. Perfect balance and the Domain de Canton prevents the absinthe from overpowering the drink. — ☆☆☆☆☆
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