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The Last Word - Absinthe Based Cocktail

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In today's free mixology video Clint will show you how to make The Last Word. This one is a classic and a personal favorite. It is a strong drink but the anise of Absinthe blends beautifully to make this drink go down smooth. Let us know what you think of this great classic drink!
Ingredients
  Rehorst gin 1 Ounce
  Luxardo cherry flavored liqueur 1 Ounce
  Absinthe 1 Ounce
  Lime 1 Large
  Lime slice 1 Medium, twisted (for garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Squeeze the lime to extract about 1 ounce of its juice.

MAKING
2. In a cocktail shaker, add the gin, cherry liqueur, absinthe and the lime juice. Top the cover of the shaker, with ice cubes and shake well for 10 seconds.
3. Using a double strainer, strain the cocktail, into a cocktail glass.

SERVING
4. Serve chilled, garnished with a twisted slice of lime.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Method: 
Mixing
Drink: 
Cocktail, Gin
Interest: 
Bachelor Party, Party
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol, Low Fat
Channel: 
Drinks Channel
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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