1 oz Aperol
1 dr Absinthe (to coat the mixing glass - see comments)
1 twst Orange peel (as garnish)
Instructions

Stir, strain into a chilled glass, garnish.

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Created by
Jeremy James Thompson, Raines Law Room, New York City
Year
2012
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Comments

Curated this. Removed note and rewrote instructions to avoid copyright issues. Clarified instructions to match our guidelines to the cited link. Thanks,  Zachary


Looks to me like the referenced recipe calls for one *drop*, rather than one dash, of absinthe, to rinse the mixing glass.

That's the alternative given to misting the mixing glass with absinthe. 

(As an aside, I don't quite get the point of doing such a rinse on the mixing vessel.)


I suppose it depends on what your definition of a drop is - I can't see how a drop of anything would coat the inside of a mixing glass (or be noticeable through an ounce of spirit and an ounce of amaro). From what I can tell, 6 drops = 1 dash, though a dash isn't a very specific sort of measurement.  Thanks,  Zachary


It is an odd instruction.  Tried the drink last night with a mist of absinthe in the serving glass and I still think it got lost.  Not a bad drink overall, through.