The Aviary: The Sun Also Rises by Charles Joly, using Letherbee Absinth

April 12, 2013 9:13:49 AM PDT
Local distilleries like Few, Koval, North Shore, and Letherbee are producing high-quality spirits, including gins and bourbons. The Aviary uses the local spirits in some of the country's most creative cocktails.

3/4 oz Plymouth Sloe Gin

1/4 oz Letherbee Absinthe

3/4 oz lemon juice

1/4 oz simple syrup (1:1 ratio, sugar:water)

1 1/2 oz Champagne

Peychaud's bitters

Combine sloe gin, absinthe, lemon and simple syrup in a shaker tin. Add ice, shake well and strain into a flute. Top with champagne as dash with Peychaud's bitters.