The Wink

Main Spirit Absinthe
Difficulty Medium
Technique Shaken

An infinitely drinkable cocktail, the Wink is a seductive little libation that tempts you with every sip. Reminiscent of a Sazerac but with Gin and Cointreau, this cocktail has an Absinthe wash that sets the stage for this delicate yet fruity concoction.

Ingredients

  • 0.5 oz. 15ml Absinthe
  • 2 oz. 60ml Gin (London Dry)
  • 0.25 oz. 8ml Cointreau
  • 0.125 oz. 4ml Sugar Syrup
  • 2 dash 2 dash Peychards Bitters
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Ingredients

Pour Absinthe into an ice-filled glass. Top with chilled water and set aside. Separately shake other ingredients with ice. Discard the contents of the original glass (Absinthe, water & ice) and strain the drink into the empty Absinthe-coated glass.

Garnish

Orange zest twist (discarded)

More about this drink

Created in 2002 by Tony Conigliaro at The Lonsdale in London

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