Chrysanthemum Cocktail

The mix of anise with crisp dry vermouth, herbal Benedictine and fresh orange produces a well-rounded cocktail that has stood the test of time. Though the origins of the name are lost, the recipe is tried and true.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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2 ounces dry vermouth

1 ounce Benedictine 

1/4 ounce absinthe

1 piece orange peel


  1. Add the vermouth, Benedictine and absinthe to a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Squeeze the orange peel into the drink, then run the peel around the rim and use as a garnish. Drink immediately.