Remember the Maine
Ingredients: Roll a splash of absinthe around the inside of a chilled glass. Stir 2 oz rye whiskey, 3/4 oz sweet vermouth, 1/4 oz cherry-infused brandy, and 2 dashes Angostura bitters with ice and strain into the glass.
Source: Bitters: A History
In 1898, “Remember the Maine” became a rallying cry of the Spanish-American War and a resulting cocktail. Honestly, I was a little disappointed in this cocktail. It’s basically a Manhattan with absinthe, but isn’t as good as other absinthe cocktails I’ve tried.