Remember the Maine, or McKinley's Delight

Description
Rye, Sweet vermouth, Cherry Liqueur, Absinthe, Lemon peel
Ingredients
2ozRye
34ozSweet vermouth
1tCherry Liqueur, Cherry Heering (or up to 2 tsp)
12tAbsinthe (as rinse)
1twstLemon peel (As garnish)
Instructions
Stir, strain, straight up, cocktail glass.
Notes
Stir with ice briskly in clock-wise fashion this makes it sea-going, presumably!
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year1933
Created byCharles H Baker Jr The Gentleman's Companion
Posted by
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Dan on 06/06/2010

Comments

This is my overall favorite cocktail. I use 2 1/2 oz. Rye (Redemption is good), Punt e Mes, and 1/4 oz. Cherry Heering. Absinthe should be a rinse not stirred in. Leave a small pool in the bottom of the glass. A dash of aromatic bitters doesn't hurt it either.

Stirring counter-clockwise will ruin this one. ;-)

From other users

or genever. 1.5:.75:.25 Maurin Quina, Boker's bitters instead of absinthe

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