Queen Elizabeth Cocktail

1 dash absinthe
1/4 lemon juice
1/4 Cointreau
1/2 dry gin

Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

A Classic Cocktail

Remember the Maine

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

 

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