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½ ounce absinthe

2 ounces rye whiskey

½ ounce simple syrup

Dash Angostura Bitters

Dash Peychaud's Bitters

Garnish: Lemon peel


  1. Swirl absinthe in a chilled lowball glass to coat sides, then drain glass.
  2. In a cocktail tin filled with ice, combine rye whiskey, simple syrup, and bitters. Shake and strain into absinthe-rinsed glass.
  3. Twist lemon peel over glass to release oils, then garnish drink with lemon twist.