Developed by Dushan Zaric of NYC watering hole Employees Only and featuring absinthe, high-proof bourbon, and house-made pomegranate grenadine, the Billionaire Cocktail is one rich drink.
- 2 oz. high-proof bourbon, such as Baker’s
- 1 oz. fresh lemon juice
- 1⁄2 oz. simple syrup
- 1⁄4 oz. absinthe bitters or absinthe
- 1⁄2 oz. grenadine syrup made from pomegranate, such as Employees Only
- Lemon wheel, for garnish
- Combine bourbon, lemon juice, absinthe bitters or absinthe, and grenadine in a shaker over ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with the lemon wheel.