Sometimes it’s helpful to think of a garnish in an uncommon way. Consider the absinthe rinse found in a traditional Sazerac cocktail as an aromatic garnish that’s placed underneath the drink. It incorporates into the finished product but also retains some aromatics along the inside collar of the glass. The classic methodology is to pour a small measure of absinthe into the glass, swirl it, and then dump it out, which coats the glass evenly, but is also a waste of absinthe and is slightly messy. This version uses an atomizer filled with absinthe to neatly and evenly coat the inside of the glass.
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To make 2:1 simple syrup, combine 16 oz. granulated sugar and 8 oz. (1 cup) water in a small saucepan. Gently heat while stirring to dissolve the sugar, and promptly remove from the heat once all the sugar is dissolved. Stored in a sterilized bottle, the syrup will keep in the refrigerator for 6 months.
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