Absinthe Drink

By Seth Fera-Schanes
Absinthe MindedDescription:
This drink arrives just in time for the Spring.  Add some fresh mint leaves from the garden and enjoy with a couple of your friends.  Enjoy! Cocktail by KJ Wiliiam’s, Head Bartender, Flatiron Lounge, NYC.
2 oz – Plymouth gin
3/4 oz – Velvet Falernum (liqueur from Barbados featuring the notes of ginger, lime and clove)
3/4 oz – lime juice
3-4 mint leaves
Serving size: 1
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 0

Combine all ingredients and shake.  Double strain into Herbsaint rinsed coupe (Herbsaint is an absinthe substitute from New Orleans, which has a lower proof and higher viscosity than traditional absinthe.  However, absinthe may be substituted here)
Garnish with an orange twist and a single mint leaf.

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