1 oz Rye
1 oz Cognac
1 1⁄2 t Simple syrup (1:1)
4 ds Bitters, Brooklyn Hemispherical Bitters Sriracha (Adjust to taste. 4 dashes has a moderate sriracha burn. (Substitute Angostura if necessary))
1 Maraschino cherry, Luxardo
1 twst Lemon peel
1 ? Absinthe (Ignited from a Misto spray bottle)

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.

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El Jefe and the Cherrystoner gang
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