In a mixing glass full of ice, combine simple syrup, rye, and bitters.
Spritz an Old Fashioned glass with the absinthe.
Strain the drink into the glass.
Serve with a twist of lemon.
The camel died quite suddenly on the second day, and Selena fretted
sullenly and, buffing her already impeccable nails -- not for the first
time since the journey begain -- pondered snidely if this would dissolve
into a vignette of minor inconveniences like all the other holidays spent
-- Winning sentence, 1983 Bulwer-Lytton bad fiction contest.
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