Stare into Absence Cocktail

To make this signature cocktail, stir Fernet Branca® and Galliano Ristretto® with lemon juice and simple syrup. Garnish with a little fresh mint. This flavorful herbal drink is a signature cocktail at Cure in New Orleans.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 cocktail


  • 1 ½ fluid ounces amaro liqueur (such as Fernet Branca®)

  • 1 fluid ounce lemon juice

  • ¾ fluid ounce simple syrup

  • ½ fluid ounce espresso liqueur (such as Galliano Ristretto®)

  • crushed ice

  • 1 sprig fresh mint


  1. Pour amaro liqueur, lemon juice, simple syrup, and espresso liqueur into a highball glass; fill glass with ice. Swizzle cocktail with a bar spoon and garnish with mint.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

168 Calories
0g Fat
29g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 168
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 16mg 80%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 51mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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