Wisdom takes first place as my you-have-to-go-to-this-bar bar. That is why I will run a post for each cocktail I think you may enjoy there. Each one is completely different and different people will have their own favorites (after all, you’re a beautiful, unique snowflake, aren’t you?). Hopefully, you’ll be intrigued enough to visit and try on a new identity.
The Absolution, while fruity and grapey enough, gets its oomph from the killer combo of gin and yellow chartreuse. Note: yellow chartreuse is the only liquor to have its own color.
Made with Plymouth gin (which has a softer more delicate juniper flavor than others), yellow chartreuse, French vermouth (fancy!), grape and a spray of Cointreau, this cocktail is French and fanciful, light on the palette but still packs a punch.
Try if…the peasants are rioting outside the palace, but you still have your trusty bartender at your side. Enjoy a sip of something civilized before the bricks start coming through the plate glass.