(Courtesy of Michael C. Moberly, bartender and spirits educator in Reno. Serves 1)
Absinthe, to rinse glass
¾ ounce London dry gin
¾ ounce Lillet blanc
¾ ounce orange liqueur
¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
Rinse cocktail glass with absinthe, throwing out the excess, then set glass aside. Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into glass. Garnish with nothing but a morning’s regret.