The Resolution

By MollyandBrandon
December 20, 2013
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Author Notes: Many thanks to our man Kenaniah Bystrom, bar manager of Essex, for this recipe.MollyandBrandon

Serves: 1

  • Absinthe, for rinsing
  • 2 dashes Peychaud's bitters
  • 1 teaspoon orange liqueur, such as Pierre Ferrand Dry Orange Curacao, Grand Marnier, or Cointreau
  • Champagne, or another dry sparkling wine
  • 1 lemon twist
  1. Pour a very small amount of absinthe into a coupe glass. Swirl the glass to coat it with absinthe; then pour it out. (If you're making multiple Resolutions at once, you can pour the absinthe from this first glass into a second glass, swirl, then pour it into a third glass, etc.)
  2. To the rinsed glass, add the bitters and orange liqueur. Top up with Champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist, and serve immediately.

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