Oldest Living Confederate Widow

Main Spirit Gin
Difficulty Easy
Technique Shaken

With the best possible name that a cocktail could ever have, we present a Bee’s Knees riff, the Oldest Living Confederate Widow. With Gin, Honey Syrup, Lemon Juice, a couple of dashes of Orange Bitters & a dash of Absinthe, for a cocktail is truly refreshing.


  • 2 oz. 60ml Gin
  • 1.25 oz. 38ml Honey Syrup
  • 1 oz. 30ml Lemon Juice
  • 2 dash 2 dash Orange Bitters
  • 1 dash 1 dash Absinthe
Display: oz. ml.




In a Cocktail shaker, combine ingredients over cracked ice and shake.  Strain into coupe.


Lemon rind

More about this drink

Created by Toby Malone at the Violet Hour in Chicago

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