Harry's Cocktail

1/3 Gancia Italian Vermouth
2/3 gin
1 dash absinthe
2 sprigs of fresh mint
 

Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with a stuffed olive.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

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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