Happy Mardi Gras!

Les Bontemps:  A classic version of an Absinthe Suissesse

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1 ½ oz. Sobieski Vodka

½ oz. Lucid Absinthe

½ oz. cream

½ oz. simple syrup

1 egg white

Add all ingredients in a shaker and shake vigorously without ice.  Then, add ice and shake again.  Strain and serve in a tall glass.


CAMUS Carnival: A festive version of a Vieux Carré

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1 oz. CAMUS VS Elegance Cognac

¾ oz. rye whiskey

¾ oz. sweet vermouth

1 dash of Peychaud’s Bitters

1 dash of Angostura bitters

Add all ingredients into a shaker and shake.  Strain and serve in a rocks glass.


More Beads: Lucid Absinthe gives a unique twist to a traditional Sazerac.


1 oz. Lucid Absinthe

2 oz. rye

3 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters

2 dashes Angostura Bitters

1 sugar cube

1 lemon peel

Fill a rocks glass with ice and set aside. Muddle the sugar cube and bitters in a mixing glass. Add the rye and ice and stir to chill and dissolve the sugar. Dump the ice out of the rocks glass and rinse with Lucid, discard excess. Pour the contents of the mixing glass into the rinsed rocks glass. Rub lemon on the rim.

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One thought on “Happy Mardi Gras!

  1. Patrick says:

    Those look delicious, especially the Les Bontemps. I’ll have to remember to try that one

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