Mot Juste

April 10, 2016


Whether merely searching for a quip to regale the barkeep, or aiming to ink Endymion on a bar napkin, this cocktail will give you just the right words. One quaff will make you feel as if you were drinking from Hippocrene. 


Mix all ingredients in shaker, add ice and shake with conviction. Strain into old fashioned glass over new ice and garnish with twist of orange peel. 


  • 1¼ ounces Russell’s Reserve Rye
  • ¾ ounce Artemesia Absinthe
  • ¼ ounce yellow Chartreuse
  • ½ ounce fresh lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
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