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Smoke & Mirrors

ALEX DAY
9Ingredients
5Minutes
220Calories
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Description

Next lesson? Break the rules with an original drink that showcases herbs, an unusual pairing of scotch and lime juice, and that fabled spirit, absinthe.

Ingredients

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1 SERVINGS
  • 10 fresh mint leaves
  • 0.75 ounces simple syrup (mix equal parts sugar and hot water until sugar is completely dissolved & allow to cool)
  • 3 dashes absinthe
  • 0.75 ounces fresh lime juice (juiced the day of, chilled)
  • 1 ounce light scotch (such as The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky)
  • 0.5 ounces smoky scotch (or Islay scotch, such as Laphroaig)
  • ice cubes (for shaking)
  • 1 large ice cube (for serving)
  • fresh mint sprigs (for garnish, optional)
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    NutritionView More

    220Calories
    Sodium1% DV20mg
    Fat1% DV0.5g
    Protein4% DV2g
    Carbs9% DV26g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories220Calories from Fat4.5
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat0.5g1%
    Saturated Fat
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium20mg1%
    Potassium520mg15%
    Protein2g4%
    Calories from Fat4.5
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate26g9%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars17g34%
    Vitamin A45%
    Vitamin C35%
    Calcium15%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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