1 1⁄2 oz Cognac, Hennessy
1⁄2 oz Bénédictine
1 oz Grapefruit juice (white)
1⁄2 oz Passion fruit syrup, B.G. Reynolds
1⁄2 oz Vanilla syrup (home made (1:1))
1⁄4 oz Simple syrup (2:1, see note)
6 dr Absinthe
1 spg Mint

Shake with small ice cubes. Pour unstrained into a tall tiki glass. Top off with crushed ice. Garnish with a mint sprig (don't forget to spank it.)


The 1/4 oz. of Simple syrup adds a little body and is not necessary if you want a dryer drink.

And please don't neglect to take a big whiff of the garnish as you sip. I like to clip it directly to my straw.


Bastille Day falls on the weekend of Tiki Kon 2013. Comment fortuite!

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Jim Castle, amateur boozehound, Portland Oregon
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  • Made to spec except for cutting simple in half to 3/4 tsp. Solid drink.
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