Brut

2 dashes orange bitters
1/2 jigger of French vermouth
1/2 jigger of Calisaya
1 dash absinthe

Stir in iced mixing glass and strain into chilled cocktail glass.

"An extremely 'dry' cocktail. 'Brut' (French) means 'raw.'  Many customers pronounced it 'Brute,' and so thought it."

The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book

A Classic Cocktail

Reuben

Add to an iced Collins glass:

2 oz bourbon
2 oz sweet vermouth
1/2 oz absinthe
2 dashes orange bitters
1 tsp grenadine

Top with tonic water.

 

Gwydion Stone, 2007

 

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