1 1⁄2 oz Light rum
1 oz Falernum
1 bsp Absinthe
2 oz Soda water (chilled)

Use a tall glass and shaved ice.
add all ingredients except soda and bitters. Swizzle.
Add soda and top with bitters. Serve in same glass.


Called for wormwood bitters but I substituted absinthe

Cocktail summary
Posted by miker on 2/06/2016
Created by
David Wondrich
Is of
unknown authenticity

Imbibe (revised edition), pg 158

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Made a delicious frozen drink sans soda and plus a bit more than a half oz of simple