This recipe is taken from Harry Craddock’s 1930 Savoy Cocktail Book, where it caters for six people and bears the line: “So called because it will either cure Rattlesnake bite, or kill Rattlesnakes, or make you see them.”
The Glass: Martini or coupe
- 2 fl oz rye whiskey
- dash absinthe
- 4 tsp lemon juice
- 3 tsp egg white
- 2 tsp sugar syrup
- ice cubes
The Instructions: Shake all the ingredients briskly with ice and fine strain into a glass and serve.
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