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How to make a remember the maine cocktail.

Adapted from The Gentleman's Companion by Charles H. Baker, Jr., 1939

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Collect your gear and spirits.

Collect your gear and spirits.

Start with rye, measure 2 oz rye. Pour in mixing glass.

Start with rye, measure 2 oz rye. Pour in mixing glass.

Next sweet vermouth, I use carpano antica cause it's awesome... Measure 3/4 oz

Next sweet vermouth, I use carpano antica cause it's awesome... Measure 3/4 oz

Cherry Heering time (who knew this could be in a real drink) 1/4 oz. Little side note this is what separates this cocktail from a Manhattan.

Cherry Heering time (who knew this could be in a real drink) 1/4 oz. Little side note this is what separates this cocktail from a Manhattan.

Pours spoon of absinthe, it's legal now!

Pours spoon of absinthe, it's legal now!

2 dashes of bitters. DON'T skip this, bitters actually change how taste receptors perceive sweet and sour flavors.

2 dashes of bitters. DON'T skip this, bitters actually change how taste receptors perceive sweet and sour flavors.

Add ice and stir. Pro tip: you're stirring correctly if you don't hear clinking of ice and spoon.

Add ice and stir. Pro tip: you're stirring correctly if you don't hear clinking of ice and spoon.

Strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass. CHEERS!

Strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass. CHEERS!

  • 2.0oz rye whiskey
  • 0.0oz sweet vermouth
  • 0.0oz cherry heering
  • 1.0 Barsoon of absenth
  • 2.0 dash angostura
  • Ice