Instructions

Stir ingredients over ice, serve straight in chilled, absinthe rinsed glass.

Notes

Very dry, offset enough by the triple sec and vermouth to be delicious. Absinthe rinse combined with the Jerry Thomas bitters gives interesting aromatics.

History

A Vieux Carre variant created out of necessity (lack of Benedictine in the drinks cabinet). Jerry Thomas bitters chosen over Peychaud's because I like my cocktails *really* bitter.

Cocktail summary
Created by
Jordan Harper
Year
2012
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  • Pretty good if you have an armagnac on hand you don't mind mixing. The sweet vermouth might take away from it a little bit, or perhaps I need a smidge more bitters because when I made this I only did the 2 ds angostura. — ★★★★
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