Blackthorn Cocktail

Blackthorn CocktailWith roots dating back to 19th-century New Orleans, the Blackthorn cocktail is one of the few classics to highlight Irish whiskey.

2 oz. Irish whiskey (Lazy Bird uses Knappogue 12 Year)
½ oz. dry vermouth
½ oz. sweet vermouth
2 dashes Angostura bitters
1 dash absinthe
Tools: barspoon, strainer
Glass: rocks
Garnish: lemon twist

Stir all ingredients with ice, then strain into a glass filled with fresh ice, and garnish.

Lee Zaremba, Lazy Bird, Chicago


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