Put 4 ice cubes into a ~12 oz tall glass. Add absinthe,gin,bitters,lemon juice and swirl around to mix. Top off glass with tonic water. Stir and serve.
This combination of absinthe, gin, and bitters give an earthy flavor and brings out the sweetness in the tonic water. You can also substitute lime juice for lemon juice.
It started from a trail and error of what tastes good together.