2 oz Rye, Bulleit
3⁄4 oz Hibiscus cordial
3⁄4 oz Lemon juice
1 ds Absinthe

Shake well, strain over fresh ice in large rocks glass; garnish with half grapefruit wheel and fresh grated nutmeg.


Rich body, and mouthfeel. Balance of sweet, sour citrus, and tart hibiscus; Fresh grapefruit and nutmeg on the nose. Herbaceous absinthe and allspice finish.

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Pearl Handle Gun 03/13/13 Leonardo Bernardes
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Leonardo Bernardes; Diageo NYC & Ba Bar, Seattle mixologist.
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Removed "fresh" from the notes - we assume you're using fresh ingredients here at KC.