Stir in iced mixing glass and strain into chilled cocktail glass.
2 dashes orange bitters
1/2 jigger of French vermouth
1/2 jigger of Plymouth Gin
1 dash absinthe
The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book
A Classic Cocktail
1 1/2 oz rye whisky
3/4 oz sweet vermouth
2 bar spoons cherry brandy liqueur
1 bar spoons absinthe or Pernod
Stir with ice. Strain into a Champagne saucer. Garnish with a lime or lemon twist.
The Gentleman's Companion, 1946