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Le Demon Vert

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

The Art of the Bar, from San Francisco institution Absinthe Brasserie & Bar, is one of the first recipe books from a great bar. It includes Le Demon Vert, a potent concoction built around the anise-flavored spirit Absente (theartofthebar.com).

  1. 1 1/2 ounces Broker's gin
  2. 1/2 ounce Absente
  3. 1/2 ounce Velvet Falernum
  4. 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  5. 1 black licorice stick
  1. Combine 1 1/2 ounces of Broker's gin, 1/2 ounce of Absente, 1/2 ounce of Velvet Falernum and 1/2 ounce of fresh lime juice in an ice-filled shaker and shake until cold. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a black licorice stick.