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Perfect President

Perfect President

1 drink

Nick Detrich, Bar Manager, Cane & Table, New Orleans, LA

    • 1 1/2 oz. Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum
    • 1 1/2 oz. Noilly Prat Dry Vermouth
    • 1/4 oz. Pomegranate Grenadine (recipe below)
    • 1 dash of Absinthe
    • lemon twist (garnish)
Method:
1. Combine ingredients in a mixing glass and stir about 30 times. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and season the outside of the glass with a lemon twist, then garnish with twist.
Pomegranate Grenadine:
    • 1 cup The Perfect Purée Pomegranate Concentrate,  thawed
    • 1 cup water
Method:
1. In a 2 quart pot combine 1 cup of Pomegranate Concentrate with 1 cup water and set on medium heat. Allow to simmer for 10 minutes then remove from heat. Wait another 10 minutes then incorporate 2 cups sugar. Will keep refrigerated in a sealed container for 4-6 weeks.