Captain Handsome

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 1
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1 1/2 ounces gin

1/2 ounce creme de violette

1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

1/4 ounce limoncello

Absinthe, for the glass

Splash of chilled seltzer

Brandied cherry (sold in jars at gourmet stores), for garnish


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add the gin, creme de violette, lime juice and limoncello and shake well. Rinse the inside of a cocktail glass with absinthe. Strain the drink into the glass, add the seltzer and garnish with a brandied cherry.
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