Refreshing and herbaceous, this cocktail will bring you back to life.
3/4 ounce Cointreau (triple sec can be substituted)
3/4 ounce gin
3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
3/4 ounce Lillet Blanc
Dash absinthe or Pernod
Place a cocktail glass in the freezer to chill.
Place the Cointreau, gin, lemon juice, Lillet, and absinthe or Pernod in a cocktail shaker and fill it halfway with ice. Shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is frosted. Strain into the chilled glass.