- Pour absinthe into coupe glass and fill with ice. Set aside. In stirring glass, pour gin, fig syrup, and bitters.
- Fill ¾ of the way with ice and stir for 30 rotations. Discard ice and absinthe in coupe glass and strain cocktail into absinthe-rinsed glass.
- Rub lemon peel around glass rim, and drop inside drink.