Mortal Enemy

from Death & Co

  • .75 ounce Dorothy Parker Gin
  • .75 ounce Marie Brizard White Crème De Cacao
  • .75 ounce American Fruits Black Currant Cordial
  • 1 dash Vieux Pontarlier Absinthe
  • .75 ounce Lime Juice
  • .25 ounce Simple Syrup

Shake all the ingredients with ice, then strain into a Nick & Nora glass. No garnish.

JILLIAN VOSE, 2013 The American Fruits Distillery in upstate New York makes a great line of cordials from peak-of- season fruit. It also happens to be located near the distillery where Allen Katz developed his Dorothy Parker gin, so I combined the two in this Last Word variation.—JV