Turf Cocktail (with a twist)

There a many variations of this martini based cocktail that date back to the start of the 20th century. It’s relevance, dated to Turf clubs where gentlemen would frequent for horse race betting.  The first 3 ingredients are familiar to most however with the addition of absinthe and maraschino, you get hit with a punch of herbal flavor, only to mellow out into a sweet and refreshing finish.

Turf Cocktail with grapefruit twist1 1/2 oz London Dry Gin
½ oz dry vermouth
½ oz sweet vermouth
2 bar spoons of absinthe or Pernod
2 bar spoons maraschino liqueur
grapefruit peel twist