Cocktail Recipes for your Horoscope: There’s an Absinthe cocktail to match your sun sign
Align your cocktail with the suns and the stars by enjoying these recipes selected for each astrological sun sign.
Aries ♈︎ Red Ant River Swizzle Cocktail ♈︎
The first sign of the zodiac is fiery, energetic, and known for producing contagious levels of enthusiasm. A cocktail that fuels the inner fire resonates well with those who sport the Aries sun sign. Aries look for things that are intriguing, and The Red Ant River Swizzle cocktail does not disappoint. Here Mezcal is mixed with dashes of Absinthe, lime, and mint, a combination that is bound to energize!
Red Ant River Swizzle Cocktail Recipe
- 1.5 oz Mezcal
- ½ oz cane sugar
- ¾ oz fresh lime juice
- 2 dashes Absinthia Absinthe Superieure
- 1 mint sprig
- Crushed ice
Directions: Pour the Mezcal, cane sugar, juice, and Absinthe into a Pilsner glass. Add crushed ice and stir with a bar spoon. Garnish with the mint sprig.
Taurus ♉︎ Sazarac Cockatil ♉︎
Is there anyone more steadfast and loyal in nature than a Taurus? Dependable, trustworthy, and devoted are characteristics of this well-grounded zodiac sign. Not only are Taurus reliable, but they are sensual, like to be surrounded by pleasure, and know how to live the good life. When it comes to cocktails, what's more reliable than the Sazarac? The Sazarac is the official cocktail of New Orleans. Its vibrant history and bright character tell you everything you need to know about living the good life.Sazarac Cocktail Recipe
- 2 oz rye whiskey
- 1 sugar cube
- 2 dashes of Peychaud's bitters
- Absinthia Absinthe Superieure to rinse
- Lemon twist for garnish
Directions: Prepare an old-fashioned glass by filling it with ice and dashing Absinthe over the top.
In a separate mixing glass, muddle the sugar cube and Peychaud bitters together until the sugar is dissolved.
Add the rye whiskey and ice to the bitters mixture and stir for 20 seconds until cold. Spin your glass to coat with Absinthe and discard the ice.
Strain the whiskey mixture into your prepared absinthe rinse glass. Next, express the oils from the lemon twist and wipe the rim with the peel and add it as a garnish.
Gemini ♊︎ Smoke and Mirrors Cocktail ♊︎
Gemini is the twin personality of the 12 zodiac signs. Armed with cleverness and as playful as a kitten, Geminis naturally bring life to any conversation. Geminis are fearless thinkers with deep complexity who are ready to try new things at the drop of a hat. That's why Smoke and Mirrors speaks to the qualities of a Gemini. It's a cocktail grounded in deep complexity.Smoke & Mirrors Cocktail Recipe
- 1 oz Scotch
- 1 oz Scotch Whiskey Blended Scotch
- .75 oz lime juice
- .75 oz simple syrup
- 4-5 mint leaves
- Top Absinthe Spray
Directions: Add ingredients to a shaker filled with ice. Shake then strain into a chilled coupe. Top with an Absinthe sprat and garnish with a mint leaf.
Cancer ♋︎ Chrysanthemum Cocktail ♋︎
Ruled by the moon, Cancers are known for their gentle nature and rich compassion. Cancers are also loyal, attracting friends and lovers with their commitment and entertaining skills. An elegant home is essential to this sun sign, making them excellent dinner party hosts. The Chrysanthemum cocktail recipe offers a smooth combination of flavors from mild fennel to the sweet notes of honey. It's a simple and delicious cocktail to serve at any dinner party.
Chrysanthemum Cocktail Recipe
- 2 ounces dry vermouth
- 1 ounce Benedictine
- 3 dashes absinthe
- Garnish: orange twist
Directions: Add the dry vermouth, Benedictine and Absinthe into a mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with an orange twist.
Leo ♌︎ Absinthe Minded Martini Cocktail ♌︎
Leo's are known for their charm and innate capability of taking center stage with their welcoming and funny personalities. Leo's love to live the good life. Their motto is often "go big or go home!" If they are going to do something, they're going to do it big, and it will be the best. Since Leo's like to get the point, a martini often compliments their straightforwardness. The Absinthe Minded Martini mixes the best qualities of Absinthe with the herbal flavors of gin, creating a straightforward and enjoyable cocktail.
Absinthe Minded Martini Cocktail Recipe
- ½ oz. Absinthia Absinthe Superieure
- ½ oz. grand marnier
- 3 oz. gin
- ½ oz. dry vermouth
- 1 orange or lime peel
Directions: Mix the gin and Absinthe in a martini shaker. Swirl dry vermouth in a martini glass and poor out what is left. Finish by topping it off with Grand Marnier and garnishing with an orange or lime peel.
Virgo ♍︎ Hopes & Dreams Cocktail ♍︎
Perfection is a quality Virgos strive for. They aren't afraid to improve anything they see as disorganized. They bring their incredible intellect and resourcefulness to all that do. Hopes & Dreams is a cocktail that needs no improvements. It's the perfect match for the gentle and supportive Virgo.
Hopes & Dreams Cocktail Recipe
- 1 jigger of Absinthia Absinthe Superieure
- Chilled Dry Champagne
Directions: Pour 1 jigger of Absinthe into a champagne glass. Add the iced champagne until it attains the proper opalescent milkiness.
Libra ♎︎ Necromancer Cocktail ♎︎
Symmetry. Harmony. Balance. These are the essential characteristics that rule the Libra sun sign. Libras have the uncanny ability to find balance in most situations and are well known for their effortless social charms. There's no other absinthe drink as well balanced as the Necromancer. It's surprisingly light with a floral and wine scent and zesty, citrusy taste. It might be so inspiring it can wake the dead.
Necromancer Cocktail Recipe
- 1/2 oz Absinthia Absinthe
- 3/4 oz St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
- 3/4 oz Lillet Blanc
- 1 oz London Dry Gin
- 3/4 oz Lemon Juice
Directions: Shake and pour over ice. Garnish with dried lemon wheel.
Scorpio ♏︎ Citius, Altius, Fortius Cocktail ♏︎
Freshness and boldness are markers of the enigmatic and independent Scorpio sun sign. Scorpios exude confidence and are fearless in what they choose to take on in their lives. The Citius, Altius, Fortius cocktail boldly takes vermouth to the next level, with Absinthe and orange bitters playing supporting roles that make for a fresh take on vermouth.
Citius, Altius, Fortius Cocktail Recipe
- 2 oz gin
- .5 oz dry vermouth
- .5 oz Rosso vermouth
- 2 dashes orange Bitters
- 1 tsp Absinthia Absinthe Superieure
- 1 tsp whiskey
- 1 tsp Simple syrup
Directions: Add the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir, and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange half-wheel.
Sagittarius ♐︎ What the Funk Cocktail ♐︎
Sagittarius's traits are unlike any of the other signs. They have a blend of passion, curiosity, and intensity that can't be matched. They are born with a wanderlust and collect adventures and stories to match their funky outgoing personalities. The What the Funk cocktail is just as unique as a Sagittarius. Drawing on the flavor profile of pineapple, this cocktail recipe is a thrill-seeking Absinthe forward drink.
What the Funk Cocktail Recipe
Ingredients for *Pineapple absinthe foam:
Directions: Combine ingredients in an iSi whipper. Seal and charge with one N20 charger. Shake hard and charge with a second charge. Chill for at least one hour before serving.
Capricorn ♑︎ Zazarac Cocktail ♑︎
Capricorns are born with ambition. With big goals and long-term plans Capricorns constantly redefine what success looks like. But underneath all their hard working attributes, Capricorns harbor a wild side. If you're lucky enough to catch them in their troublemaker mood, you know you will be having fun and dancing on the table until the sun rises. The Zazarac is a playful cocktail blending rum and whiskey with a dash of Absinthe. It's a cocktail that encourages dancing on the tables until dawn.
Zazarac Cocktail Recipe
- 1/2 oz rum
- 1/2 oz anisette
- 1/2 oz gum syrup
- 1/3 oz whiskey
- 1 Dash Angostura bitters
- 1 Dash Orange bitters
- 3 Dashes Absinthia Absinthe Superieure
- lemon peel
Directions: Shake well and strain into cocktail glass. Squeeze lemon peel on top.
Aquarius ♒︎ Absinthe Cooler Cocktail ♒︎
Aquarians are big thinkers with nonconformist attitudes. An exuberant sun sign, Aquarians are innovative and progressive with streaks of rebellion that make them magnetic. The Absinthe Cooler cocktail is an invigorating take on whiskey and Absinthe with ginger ale, adding some aroma and sparkle. It's the perfect match for a vivacious Aquarian.
Absinthe Cooler Cocktail Recipe
- 2 oz of whiskey
- 2-3 dashes Absinthia Absinthe Superieure
- 1/8 gill (5/8 oz) lemon juice
- 2 dashes angostura bitters
- 1/2 pint ginger ale
Directions: Put ice in a tall glass and add the angostura bitters. Then add the whiskey, the lemon juice, and the ginger ale. Stir well. Serve with two or three dashes of Absinthe on top.
Pisces ♓︎ The Green Beast Cocktail ♓︎
The characteristics of a Pisces can best be described as 'both' 'and.' They are both expansive and magical. They are both imaginative and romantic. Most of all, they are wise. The Green Beast cocktail is best suited for this magnetic sign because the lime juice brings out qualities from the Absinthe that your palette won't be expecting. The Green Beast cocktail is a ‘both’ ‘and’ way to enjoy the allure of the Green Fairy.
The Green Beast Cocktail Recipe
- 1 oz Absinthia Absinthe
- 1 oz Fresh lime juice
- 1 oz Simple syrup
- 4 oz Water
Directions: Add all the ingredients to a Collins glass filled with ice and stir. Garnish with cucumber slices and stir.
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