Billionaire Cocktail

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.

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With bourbon, absinthe, homemade pomegranate grenadine, and fresh lemon, the Billionaire Cocktail from Employees Only will make you feel rich!
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail


  • 2 oz. high-proof bourbon, such as Baker’s
  • 1 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 12 oz. simple syrup
  • 14 oz. absinthe bitters or absinthe
  • 12 oz. grenadine syrup made from pomegranate, such as Employees Only
  • Lemon wheel, for garnish


  1. 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.