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½ ounce absinthe

2 ounces rye whiskey

½ ounce simple syrup

Dash Angostura Bitters

Dash Peychaud's Bitters



  1. Swirl absinthe in chilled old-fashioned or similar glass to coat sides, then drain glass.
  2. In shaker full of ice, mix rye whiskey with simple syrup, Angostura Bitters, and Peychaud’s Bitters. Chill and strain into absinthe-rinsed glass.
  3. Hold lemon over cocktail and use peeler to make twist, letting oil from lemon mist the drink. Garnish with lemon twist.