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Classic Tuxedo No. 2 Cocktail

Classic Tuxedo No. 2 Cocktail

From Dave Kupchinsky, Eveleigh

Notes

If you don't have a spray bottle for the absinthe, simply rinse the glass.

Classic Tuxedo No. 2 Cocktail

Ingredients

  1. 2 ounces gin, like Plymouth
    1 ounce Fino Sherry, like Noilly Prat
    1/4 ounce maraschino liqueur
    2 dashes orange bitters
    Crushed ice
    Whole ice cubes
    3 spritzes absinthe, in a spray bottle
    Lemon peel
    Lemon twist, for garnish

Directions

  1. In a large mixing glass or the base of a cocktail shaker, combine gin, sherry, maraschino liqueur, orange biters, and crushed ice. Top with whole ice, and stir until chilled.
  2. Spray glass with absinthe, and strain cocktail into the glass. Twist lemon peel over glass to release essential oils. Garnish with a lemon twist.
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