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According to Wikipedia: Absinthe...

Posted Oct 17 2008 9:10pm

According to Wikipedia: Absinthe is a distilled, highly alcoholic (45%-75% ABV), anise-flavored spirit derived from herbs, including the flowers and leaves of the medicinal plant Artemisia absinthium, also called “wormwood.” Absinthe is typically of a natural green color but is also produced in both clear and artificially colored styles. It is often called “the Green Fairy.”
Absinthe origin read here
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Here you go:
Fill the serving glass with 3/4 of shaved ice
1/2 jigger water (A jigger or measure is a bartending tool used to measure liquor, which is typically then poured into a cocktail shaker.) See here
1/2 jigger Absinthe
2 dashes Angostura bitters (Angostura bitters mainly referred to as angostura, is a concentrated bitters for food and beverages made of herbs and spices.)
1 teaspoonful of Bénédictine ( A brandy or cognac based herbal liqueur beverage produced in France. Its recipe contains 27 plants and spices.)

What you do is strain in a cocktail glass and then serve

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