Harry’s Cocktail

Harry’s Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

Do not muddle the mint for this cocktail. It is meant to add only a hint of aromatic flavor and not to overwhelm it.

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  • 3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 1 dash absinthe
  • 1-1/2 ounces gin
  • 2 fresh mint sprigs
  • olive to garnish


  1. Place all of the ingredients, except for the olive, into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Slowly stir the mixture for 30 seconds and then strain into a cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish the drink with the olive and then serve immediately.

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