The Rattlesnake
Saved by 123 People
About this Cocktail

Apropos for the Southwestern desert. From 'Savoy' by Craddock. 1930.

  • 2 oz rye
  • 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz simple syrup
  • 1 egg white
  • Absinthe rinse

Dry shake all ingredients but absinthe. Add cracked ice. Shake vigorously. Rinse chilled glass with absinthe. Strain mix into glass.

  • Chris Faddis
    Very tasty. The absinthe really stands out in the nose. More so than in a sazerac. Always love the whiskey/lemon combo. Go to drink for sure
  • Chris Messina
    Absinthe... Huh! I typically use maple syrup and some Pechaud's Bitters in mine.
  • Andy Dumont
    Another winner Nick!

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