Duchess Cocktail (Waldorf-Astoria)

1 dash of orange bitters
1/3 absinthe
1/3 French vermouth
1/3 Italian vermouth 
 

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

The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book

A Classic Cocktail

Cocktail à  la Louisiane

Combine in a mixing glass:

3/4 oz rye whiskey
3/4 oz sweet vermouth
3/4 oz Bénédictine
3 to 4 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
3 to 4 dashes absinthe

Fill glass with cracked ice and stir for 20-30 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass; garnish with a cherry.

Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix ‘Em - Stanley Clisby Arthur, 1937

 

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