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Gus’s Good Times


2 ounces bourbon (Buffalo Trace recommended)

1/3 ounce Luxardo cherry juice

5 dashes bitters

4 sprays absinthe

Garnish: orange twist and Luxardo cherry


  1. Combine ingredients: Pour bourbon, cherry juice, and bitters in mixing beaker. Add ice and stir.
  2. Coat glass in absinthe: Use atomizer to spray glass 4 times with absinthe.
  3. Assemble cocktail: Add large cube and strain over top. Garnish with orange twist and cherry.