Created by Cure owner/bartender Neal Bodenheimer, this gimlet is brilliantly refreshing and fortifying when it's hot and steamy in NOLA and beyond.
* 2 oz Tanqueray Gin
* .75 oz fresh squeezed and strained lime juice
* .75 oz simple syrup (1:1 sugar:water ratio. Incorporated at room temperature and chilled)
* 5 mint leaves
* Herbsaint Absinthe
Add all ingredients to shaking tin and shake hard 15 times. Spray Herbsaint Absinthe 4 times into a chilled cocktail glass. Double strain shaker into the absinthe-sprayed glass. Garnish with slapped mint leaf and one spray of Herbsaint Absinthe.