Improved Holland Gin Cocktail

2 oz Genever, Bols (or other premium brand)
12 t Maraschino Liqueur
1 t Rich simple syrup 2:1
2 ds Bitters, Angostura (or similar)
1 ds Absinthe
1 twst Lemon peel (expressed, as garnish)
Instructions
Stir, strain, straight up, cocktail glass, express oil and drop into drink
Notes
Sub orange liqueur for maraschino and absinthe and you have the simpler fancy cocktail. David Wondrich seems to favor Fee Whiskey Barrel Aged bitters.
History
An evolution of the original cock-tail of spirit, sugar, bitters, and ice.
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Corrected recipe from fancy

Corrected recipe from fancy (orange liqueur) to improved (maraschino and absinthe). Added references, improved details.