Absinthe Phosphate

2 dashes acid phosphate
1 1/2 oz absinthe
1 oz sweet vermouth, to taste

Build in a shaved ice-filled glass.

The Gentleman's Companion, 1946

A Classic Cocktail

Third Rail Cocktail (No. 2)

1 dash absinthe
1/3 Bacardi Rum
1/3 Calvados or apple brandy
1/3 brandy

Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.

Ed. Note: Simply splendid. Better than 11,000 volts. 

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

 

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