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Train’s A Comin’

In celebration of New York’s historic 7 subway line extension, this cocktail salutes the purple route emblem of the 7 train and marries essential characteristics of the Sazerac and Aviation.


  • 1 oz Cognac
  • 3/4 oz Dolin blanc vermouth
  • 13/100 oz Crème Yvette
  • 3/4 oz Lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz Concord grape syrup*
  • Absinthe
  • Garnish: Lemon twist


  1. Add all ingredients to a shaker filled with ice.

  2. Shake, and double strain into an absinthe-rinsed glass filled with ice.

  3. Garnish with a lemon twist.