Cocktail Recipes

First Post

First Post Cocktail Recipe
First Post Cocktail Recipe

First Post Cocktail Recipe

The First Post was created by Alastair Walker whilst serving time at The Everleigh in Melbourne. A unique take on a gin collins with the addition of a woody, herbal and bitter Gentian liqueur and anise notes brought by a few small dashes of absinthe.
3.29 from 14 votes


  • 45 mL Dry Gin 1½ oz
  • 15 mL Suze Gentian Liqueur (½ oz)
  • 30 mL Fresh Lime Juice 1 oz
  • 22.5 mL Simple Syrup ¾ oz
  • 2 Dashes of Absinthe
  • Soda seltzer to top


  • Combine all ingredients except the soda/seltzer to your cocktail shaker
  • Shake with ice
  • Strain over fresh ice into a high ball glass
  • Top with soda/seltzer
  • Garnish with a slice or wedge of lime
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