French Pearl Cocktail Recipe

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French Pearl Cocktail Recipe

French Pearl cocktails are sweet, but not in the sense of the typical sweet cocktails we’ve come to expect. The taste of this one could be described as botanically sweet. Designed by Audrey Saunder for Pernod Absinthe, the cocktail combines Absinthe with an appetizer. It is enhanced with Plymouth Gin and a fragrant absinthe that is infused with fresh mint. There is also a little rock candy syrup added for flavor and fun. All the flavors, including the lime, work together to create a refreshing, sour, and citrusy palate. With all of these great flavor combinations, the French Pearl is a great drink for any occasion, especially Valentine’s Day.

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of French Pearl Cocktail Recipe is 5 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of French Pearl Cocktail Recipe is 212 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create French Pearl Cocktail Recipe is 3 minutes.

Tools needed

  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Strainer
  • Stirrer


  • Cocktail Glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 1 fresh mint sprig
  • 2 ounces Plymouth Gin
  • 1/4 ounce absinthe
  • 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3/4 ounce rock candy syrup

Steps to Make It

  • Collect the required ingredients.
  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint with the remaining ingredients.
  • Stir in the ice cubes thoroughly.
  • Fill a chilled cocktail glass halfway with ice and strain into it.
  • Serve and have fun.

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4.92 (664 votes)