Gin, Absinthe, Crème de Violette, Dry vermouth, Orange bitters
Stir with cracked ice for 30 seconds. Very similar to Atty, which has 2 1/4 oz Gin and 3/4 oz Vermouth Lemon twist, Stir, Straight Up, Cocktail
Original is equal parts without bitters.
Cocktail summary
Created byUpdated by Jamie Boudreau at Vessel in Seattle
AuthenticityAltered recipe
ReferenceRecipes for Mixed Drinks, Hugo Ensslin, 1916
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Dan on 06/06/2010


Recipe says 1940s origin, but this cocktail appeared in a 1916 guide (Recipes for Mixed Drinks by Hugo R. Ensslin), according to

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Thanks, I updated the origin reference and noted the original recipe, with sounds dreadful to me. 25% violette will be a mouth of grandma.

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Incidentally, A Mouth of Grandma is my hardcore band's name.

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