Nine Banded Cocktails




  • 2 oz Nine Banded Straight Bourbon
  • ¼ oz absinthe
  • ¼ oz simple syrup
  • 3-4 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • Lemon twist



  • Chill an old-fashioned glass by filling it with ice
  • Let glass sit while you prepare the rest of the drink
  • In a mixing beaker with ice add bourbon, syrup, and bitters
  • Stir for about 15 seconds
  • Discard the ice from the chilled glass
  • Rinse glass with the absinthe and discard
  • Pour the whiskey mixture from beaker into the absinthe-rinsed glass
  • Gently squeeze the lemon twist by pinching the edges on both sides (yellow peel facing towards drink) over the drink to release its essence and rub the garnish along the rim of the glass
  • Drop garnish into the cocktail
  • Enjoy!