At Monarch in St. Louis, The Revival is bar manager Ted Kilgore's homage to the first golden age of cocktails (from the late 1800s until Prohibition) — and "a celebration of the new golden age!" he says.

1 drink


  • Ice

  • 2 ounces rye whiskey

  • 1/2 ounce Bénédictine (brandy-based herbal liqueur)

  • 1/2 ounce maraschino liqueur

  • 2 dashes of absinthe or Pernod

  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice

  • 1 lemon twist


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the twist and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with the lemon twist.

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