The Wanderer

Featuring our first Wednesday recipe, created by none other than Nic of @the_tequila_wanderer. This is his version of an "improved whiskey" as he likes to call it with Anejo, maraschino liqueur, absinthe and lemon.

- Difficulty: Intermediate

Servings 1 cocktail
Author Monica C


  • 2 oz Extra Anejo Don Julio 1942 used here
  • 1 tsp Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 tsp Maraschino Liqueur
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 1 dash Absinthe
  • 1 Lemon Zest Garnish


  1. Spritz a Coupe glass with absinthe (aka rinse the inside of the coupe with a dash of absinthe, toss out extra liquid)

  2. In a Mixing Jar, combine Anejo, Simple Syrup, Maraschino Liqueur and Angostura Bitters and give this a stir with ice for approximately 30 seconds

  3. Strain into rinsed coupe glass, and zest with 1 lemon peel on edges of coupe and stem.

Recipe Notes

This recipe was created by Nic of @the_tequila_wanderer. Photograph and Instructions are my own.