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Coronavirus Cocktail Hour 1: An Absinthe Cocktail

Season 1, Ep. 509

In this special series of coronavirus pandemic episodes, Maybell Romero and Brian L. Frye explore Charles H. Baker, Jr.'s mixological treatise, "The Gentlemen's Companion: Around the World with Jigger, Beaker and Flask," which was originally published in 1939 by Derrydale Press. Each episode will feature one drink. Romero and Frye will read Baker's description of the drink and his recipe, prepare the drink, and describe how it tastes.

Episode 1 features "An Absinthe Cocktail":

1.5 jiggers absinthe

1 dash anis or anisette

0.5 jiggers water

0.5 teaspoons sugar or syrup

1 dash Angostura bitters

1 dash orange bitters

1 teaspoon egg white

Twist of lemon or lime

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