Improved Brandy Cocktail

2 oz Cognac
2 ds Maraschino Liqueur (1/2 tsp)
1 ds Absinthe
2 ds Simple syrup (optional)
2 ds Bitters, Angostura
Instructions
Lemon rind, expressed, rim glass with it, Shake, Straight Up, Cocktail
Notes
Supposedly works will with other spirits, including rum, or Genever or Gin
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