The Ray Long Cocktail, an elegant, absinthe-tinted brandy Manhattan: Cognac, sweet vermouth, absinthe, and Angostura bitters. If you want to put a spin on the original, this is the way to go.
The Creole Cocktail Four Ways
There are many versions of the Creole Cocktail. My favorite looks a lot like a Sazerac: whiskey, curaçao, and bitters, with a fragrant nose of absinthe.
Back to the tropics with the 151 Swizzle
Overproof rum, lime, sugar, bitters, and a bit of absinthe. And ice, lots of ice: the 151 Swizzle.
Hair of the Dog: the Morning Glory Cocktail
Whiskey, cognac, curacao, and absinthe—the Morning Glory Cocktail, a brown-spirits brunch delight and "hangover cure."
Classic Tiki: the Jet Pilot
Lime juice, grapefruit juice, cinnamon, falernum, Pernod, and rums, don't forget the rums! The classic tiki Jet Pilot, and its predecessor, Don the Beachcomber Test Pilot. Time to rev up the blender!
The Tale of the Tuxedo Cocktail
Want to amp up your martini? Gin, vermouth, bitters, absinthe, and maraschino: the Tuxedo Cocktail.
A Martini with Something In It — The Merry Widow Cocktail
Gin, vermouth, Benedictine, bitters and absinthe: a Martini with something in it, the Merry Widow Cocktail.
The Monkey Gland Cocktail
Tacky name, delicious cocktail: the Monkey Gland — gin, orange juice, grenadine and absinthe.
Devil Mix and smoked absinthe: the Future Ghost Cocktail
The Future Ghost Cocktail: bourbon, Devil Mix, vermouth, claret, and smoky absinthe.
The Corpse Reviver No. 2 Cocktail — not just for breakfast anymore
The Corpse Reviver No. 2: gin, Lillet, Cointreau, fresh lemon juice and absinthe.
The French 75 Cocktail — Tom Collins in a Tuxedo
The French 75: gin, lemon and sugar, topped with Champagne. Tom Collins in a tuxedo.
Making Zombie Punch
Zombie, the rum-heavy precursor to the Tiki era, with hints of citrus, cinnamon and absinthe.
Remember the Maine
Remember the Maine: a Manhattan, dressed up with Cherry Heering and a dash of absinthe.
The Blackthorne Cocktail
The Blackthorne Cocktail: Irish whiskey, sweet vermouth, absinthe and bitters.
A Martini with something in it — the astonishing Atty Cocktail
The Atty cocktail: gin, dry vermouth, absinthe and creme de violette. And don't forget that lemon garnish!
Why is there cognac in my Sazerac?
The Improved Cognac Sazerac: Cognac, sugar, bitters and absinthe.
Rye and Absinthe: The Sazarac Cocktail
The Sazerac Cocktail: rye whiskey, sugar, bitters and absinthe.
Absinthe and Brandy—The Bombay Cocktail
The Bombay Cocktail: brandy, sweet and dry vermouths, curaçao and absinthe.
Building on the Old-Fashioned—The Improved Whiskey Cocktail
The Improved Whiskey Cocktail: bourbon or rye whiskey, Maraschino, absinthe, sugar, bitters and lemon.
La Louisiane Cocktail
Cocktail a la Louisiane is a sophisticated cross between the Manhattan and the Sazerac---and one of the most delicious cocktails you've never heard of.