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Spruce Goose from The Snug

3 monthes ago   |   By Imbibe Magazine

Trevor Easter calls this drink a “total Mister Potato Head cocktail,” because the combination of sherry, orgeat, cucumber and absinthe works with almost any base spirit. Try swapping in tequila or Scotch for the gin, and taste the magic for yourself.
1½ oz. London Dry gin
½ oz. amontillado sherry
¾ oz. orgeat
¾ oz. fresh lemon juice 3 dashes absinthe
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: stemmed beer
Garnish: cucumber ribbon
Shake all the ingredients together with ice until chilled and strain into a stemmed beer glass over crushed ice. Garnish.
Trevor Easter, The Snug , Sacramento
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