“Remember the Maine” Lucid Absinthe cocktail

Absinthe cocktail - Remember The Maine

This cocktail is named after the USS Maine, which was the U.S. Navy’s second commissioned battleship. Commissioned in 1895, it was sunk by an explosion in 1898, while in Havana Harbor, Cuba, an event which precipitated The Spanish–American War, and the patriotic American rallying cry:  “Remember the Maine! To Hell with Spain!”

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz rye
  • 3/4 oz sweet vermouth
  • 2 bar-spoons cherry heering
  • 1/2 bar-spoon Lucid absinthe

Directions:

  • Combine ingredients by stirring quickly

Note: photo originally from Adventures in Cocktails

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