A bustling Buffalo & Bergen scene on weekends, the house bagels and a variety of fillings pair well with Gina Chersevani’s cocktails like the Rebirth of Ligeia featuring gin, fig, licorice, bitters, and absinthe.
¼ ounce absinthe
2 ounces Corsair Gin
1 ounce mission fig syrup
2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
1 lemon peel
- 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.
- from Gina Chersevani of Buffalo & Bergen, Washington, DC