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French Pearl

Gently muddle the lime juice, syrup and mint in a shaker tin.  Add the gin, absinthe and ice and shake.  Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.  Garnish with a lime wheel and another sprig of mint.  You want to see some little mint floaties in the drink.

Prep Time 2 minutes
Servings 1
Category Sour
Tags 1990-present (Renaissance), Aperitif, Summer Drink
Proof 47.1
Strength 1.9 standard drinks
Glass Cocktail Glass
Temp Cold

From Audrey Saunders, proprietor of the Pegu Club in NYC.  You can also sub in vodka for the gin for an even lighter drink.

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