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Coronavirus Cocktail Hour 2: An Absinthe Frappe

Season 1, Ep. 512

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.

An Absinthe Frappe, from Heliopolis Palace, Cairo

For 2 drinks

4 oz. absinthe

1 tsp. anisette

4 oz. cracked ice

Shake and pour into champagne coupes.

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