Add liquids to an ice-filled mixing glass. Stir well for 30 seconds and double strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry and lemon twist. Spray absinthe into the glass over a flame to ignite.
Be sure the guests have an opportunity to watch the ignited absinthe spray into their cocktail.
Developed this signature cocktail for a friend's 50th birthday celebration.