Absinthe Frappé
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Absinthe Frappé
Cocktail recipe

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The Absinthe Frappé cocktail is a refreshingly aromatic drink that dates back to the 19th century, having been first concocted in New Orleans, Louisiana. It's typically served in a lowball ... more The Absinthe Frappé cocktail is a refreshingly aromatic drink that dates back to the 19th century, having been first concocted in New Orleans, Louisiana. It's typically served in a lowball glass and provides a potent anise-flavored base, courtesy of the absinthe, which is softened by the addition of sugar syrup. This chilled beverage is frequently garnished with a sprig of mint, which not only adds to its visual appeal but also lends a fresh, herbal note that complements the deep, complex flavors of the absinthe. The Absinthe Frappé offers a balance of sweetness and herbal bitterness, making it a nuanced and sophisticated choice for those looking to explore the historical allure of absinthe in a more accessible form.

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Base ingredient
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Absinthe
Garnish
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Mint
Alcohol content
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42.45% | 2.25 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Absinthe cocktail ingredient
Absinthe
45ml 1½oz 4.5cl
Sugar Syrup cocktail ingredient
Sugar Syrup
7.5ml ¼oz 0.8cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake vigorously then strain into a ice-filled rocks glass
Top up with a couple of dashes of chilled water, garnish with a mint sprig, and serve

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