Rattlesnake

from PDT

  • Vieux Pontarlier Absinthe
  • 2 oz. Rittenhouse Bonded Rye Whiskey
  • 1 oz. Lemon Juice
  • .75 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 1 Egg White

Dry-shake, then shake with ice and strain into a chilled Vieux Pontarlier Absinthe-rinsed egg coupe. No garnish.

Harry Craddock writes that this drink is "so called because it will either cure Rattlesnake bite, or kill Rattlesnakes, or make you see them." —Harry Craddock, The Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930