North By Northwest

from Death & Co

  • 1.5 ounces Aviation Gin
  • .25 ounce St. George Absinthe
  • .75 ounce Lemon Juice
  • .75 ounce Simple Syrup
  • Dry Champagne

Shake all the ingredients (except the champagne) with ice, then strain into a flute. Top with champagne. No garnish.

BRIAN MILLER, 2008 When developing this cocktail, I tried to imagine something Cary Grant would drink at the Plaza Hotel. The name comes from the title of the movie in which he fittingly says, "I've got a job, a secretary, a mother, two ex-wives, and several bartenders that depend on me ..."—BM