Main Spirit Absinthe
Difficulty Easy
Technique Stirred

A favourite for prohibition drinkers, the Chrysanthemum is a complex, zesty and potent drink that shows Vermouth off beautifully. With a little Benedictine and Absinthe added to the mix, this is definitely a drink that has stood the test of time.


  • 2 oz. 60ml Vermouth, Dry
  • 1 oz. 30ml Benedictine
  • 0.25 oz. 8ml Absinthe
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Combine all ingredients in an ice filled mixing glass. Stir and then strain into a chilled cocktail glass.


Orange twist

More about this drink

In this 1930s The Savoy Cocktail Book, Harry Craddock wrote “Well known and very popular in the American Bar of the S.S. Europa”. (Europa was a passenger liner than travelled between Germany & New York)

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