3⁄4 oz Rye
3⁄4 oz Curaçao, Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao
3⁄4 oz Lemon juice
1 rinse Absinthe (or pastis)
1 twst Orange peel (or lemon)

Shake, strain, up, twist.

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  • Agree that Bonal is a bit muted. I like it so may tweak with another .25 next time. Used Muse Verte as rinse. — ★★★★
  • Good. Made with Rittenhouse. The lemon predominated. Perhaps worth trying some rebalancing to steer it further away from a whiskey sour. — ★★★★
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Although I forgot the absinthe rinse, I really enjoyed this drink. I used Senior's white Curacao, which I like, and Old Overholt Rye, which I don't like as much as Bulleit's.  But I would say that this drink is my favorite of the 4 or 5 similar recipes I tried out over the weekend (Fernetaboutit, Corpse Defiler 666, Bitter Apricot, Death is not the End).

The lemon flavor really "pops" without being overly sour.  I feel like the Bonal gets a little lost.