¼ oz absinthe
½ oz simple syrup
½ oz fresh grapefruit juice
½ oz fresh lime
2 oz gin
½ oz maraschino liqueur
strip of grapefruit rind, for garnish
Wash an empty rocks glass with absinthe, pour out the excess, & set glass aside. Add grapefruit zest, lime zest, and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker. Muddle the zests until they begin to break apart. Add the grapefruit juice and lime juice. Fill the shaker with ice. Add the gin and maraschino liqueur. Shake hard. Strain the drink into the prepared glass. Garnish with a twist of grapefruit, and serve.
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