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Tools needed…

Mixing glass
Julep strainer
Bar spoon
Low ball glass

Ingredients…

1/4 oz absinthe
2 oz rye whiskey
1/2 oz maple syrup
2 dash Peychaud bitters
1 dash orange bitters
1 piece crispy Bacon
3 Blueberries

Method…

Add the absinthe to a chilled low ball glass. Turn the glass to coat the sides with the absinthe, then pour out the excess.

Add the rye, maple syrup both bitters, and ice and stir until chilled, about 30 seconds.

Strain the rye mixture into the absinthe-coated glass.

Garnish with bacon and 3 blueberries.

Cheers!