Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Other Cocktails

The Modern

This drink was the new, new thingat the turn of the 20th century.


  • 1 1/2 tsp Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 1/2 oz Johnnie Walker Black Label Scotch Whisky
  • 1 1/2 oz Plymouth Sloe Gin
  • 1 dash Absinthe
  • 1 dash Orange bitters
  • Garnish: maraschino cherry


  1. Add the lemon juice and sugar to a shaker and stir.

  2. Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice.

  3. Shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  4. Garnish with a maraschino cherry if you like.