Absinthe, American Style - Reviewed by Experts and Consumers at The Wormwood Society
Mix in large bar glass:
1 pony absinthe
2 wineglasses water
4 dashes gum*
glass fine ice
Shake until outside is covered with frost, then strain into sour glass.
* Syrop Gomme, or simple syrup.
Mixed Drinks and How To Make Them
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