This twist on the Bijou cocktail was created by Shannon Mustipher, the head bartender at Glady’s in Brooklyn. She pairs Haitian rhum agricole and London dry gin for a drink that’s equal parts earthy, bracing and herbaceous.
Rinse a rocks glass with absinthe, empty, then add 1 large ice cube, and stir until chilled.
Pour the remaining ingredients into the glass.
Garnish with an orange peel.
*Chamomile tea syrup: Place 2 cups water in a pot over high heat. Add 2 cups sugar, bring to a boil, and stir until it dissolves. Add 2 chamomile tea bags, turn off heat, and let syrup cool. Strain into a container and refrigerate.