The Preparation of a Real Absinthe Drink

The traditional French preparation involves placing a sugar cube on top of a specially designed slotted spoon, and placing the spoon on a glass filled with a measure of absinthe. Iced water is poured or dripped...

Ernest Hemingway Loved Absinthe

About Ernest Ernest Hemingway, in full Ernest Miller Hemingway, (born July 21, 1899, Cicero [now in Oak Park], Illinois, U.S.—died July 2, 1961, Ketchum, Idaho), American novelist and short-story writer, awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. He...

Two Absinthe Cocktails you Have to Try!

1) Cocktail a la Louisiane Ice1 oz rye whiskey¾ ounce Benedictine¾ ounce sweet vermouth1/8 teaspoon Pernod or absinthe (or in the unlikely event that you have it, Herbsaint)Several dashes Peychaud’s bittersMaraschino cherry for garnish Fill a...