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The Most Intense Old-School Absinthe Accessories in Existence

Absinthe may never reach the same level of popularity it enjoyed in the 19th century. By the end of that century, emerald fever spread throughout Europe with France leading the charge--consuming over two million liters of absinthe per year.<p>What made the jade liquid so exhilarating? The ritual …

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Happy Hour’s Guide to Absinthe: All about the good green fairy

<b>Absinthe will not make you go crazy, and more mythbusting about the drink</b><p>Absinthe enjoys a reputation as the tipple of scofflaws, the mythic libation …

The Green Hour at Étoile - My Table - Houston's Dining Magazine

Yesterday afternoon, we were given the green light to go check out The Green Hour, Étoile Cuisine et Bar‘s absinthe happy-hour menu. Beverage …

SF native pays homage to city history in unique gin and absinthe offerings

click to enlarge<p>I'm sitting in the backseat of a Dodge Durango on Treasure Island tasting gin and absinthe with the man behind Raff Distillerie. Nice …

The Right Way to Drink Absinthe

Our drinks expert told you what absinthe to drink. Now he tells you the right way to drink it.<p>Our drinks expert told you what absinthe to drink. Now he tells you the right way to drink it.

The top 5 places to drink absinthe in Toronto

The top places to drink Absinthe in Toronto are where to go to chase the green fairy. Pour this highly intoxicating drink from a classic Absinthe …

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Absinthe is hallucinogenic.<p>Certain absinthe marketers love to capitalize on their product’s illicit reputation, but the fact is that it’s no more …

Learning To Drink Vol. 20: All About Absinthe

<i>Poster by Privat-Livemont. Printed by Des Presses de J.L. Goffaft, Bruxelles (Brussels) 1896. trialsanderrors via Flickr</i><p><i>Good drinks tell a story, and</i> …

Switzerland: The green fairy

I am on the ‘Absinthe Trail’, a discovery route through Switzerland’s Val-de-Travers on the border with France. It was here that the so-called green …

Extra Superior Absinthe advertisement. Created by Imp. P. Vercasson & Cie., 43, Rue de Lancry, Paris, France, between 1900 and 1905. The poster reads: ‘Absinthe Extra-Suprieure. J. douard Pernot. Socit Anonyme Montbliard (Doubs). Liqueur Mont-Christ. L. Cappiello.’ Vintage advertising posters (via Absinthe Extra-Suprieure)

<b>Extra Superior Absinthe advertisement.</b> Created by Imp. P. Vercasson & Cie., 43, Rue de Lancry, Paris, France, between 1900 and 1905. The poster …

Why absinthe still has power, even after its myths have been debunked

By M. Carrie Allan<p>M. Carrie Allan<p>Bio Follow<p>Were you to line up famous scapegoats, along with the biblical Eve, hapless Cubs fan Steve Bartman and Mrs. O’Leary’s arsonist cow, you’d have to give a nod to absinthe, the bitter, anise-and-fennel-flavored liquor. It’s the most excoriated alcohol in …

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4 Facts You Never Knew About Absinthe

1) Absinthe was invented at the end of the eighteenth century. Absinthe was actually invented by a French doctor named Pierre Ordinaire. He invented …

Picasso's Rarely-Seen Sculptures Stir Absinthe Culture Back to Life

Cubist painter Pablo Picasso was also a prolific sculptor. And his little-known absinthe glass sculptures, currently at the MoMA, reveal what it was like to go to bars in 1914.<p>When prolific artist Pablo Picasso wasn't completing one of almost 1,900 paintings, the Cubist was busy sculpting—though …

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10 Intoxicating Facts About Edgar Degas's L'Absinthe

You might know French Impressionist Edgar Degas for his paintings and sculptures of delicate dancers. While those works made him famous, the 1876 …

An Absinthe Frappe

San Francisco's newly minted <b>Oro</b>, a dining and drinking engagement from Commonwealth chef <b>Jason Fox</b> and partner <b>Timothy Felkner</b> of Vigilante Hospitality, splashed onto the scene last month proffering small and large plates of Modern California cuisine with a nod to the Mediterranean. To sip alongside, …

The Violet Hour hosts a new absinthe happy hour

Feeling a little fancy? The Violet Hour has a new absinthe happy hour, <i>L'Heure Verte</i> ("the green hour," a nod to the mid-19th century period in …

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Five things you thought you knew about absinthe

Does absinthe contain any drugs? Will you start hallucinating green fairies after a couple of sips? The myths and misinformation surrounding this potent herbal concoction are many. But which ones hold any merit?<p>We consulted T.A. Breaux, a Birmingham, Ala.-based distiller who reverse-engineers the …

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Baked Oysters With Absinthe and Breadcrumbs

For the baked oysters served at Russell Moore’s Camino in Oakland, the splash of absinthe may seem like a minor addition. But the herbaceous spirit …

A Sweet Absinthe Cocktail from a Marie Antoinette–Inspired Speakeasy

Let them drink cocktails!<p>Before the speakeasy, there was the boudoir: a private room for a grand lady to withdraw into for female-only conversation. After discovering an abandoned tunnel underneath their restaurant Chez Moi in Brooklyn Heights, <b>Tarek Debira</b> and <b>Patricia Ageheim</b> decided to create a …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Perfecting the Art of La Louche

Follow these steps, and keep the firearms locked up.Long before absinthe was used by French poets to evoke the muse, or to forget the fact that they …

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Everything You Need to Know About Absinthe

Absinthe might be the most misunderstood spirit in the world, and it's time to clear its name.The post Everything You Need to Know About Absinthe …

Should You Be Scared of Absinthe? An Unscientific Investigation

Mario Guzzetti is the head mixologist at the Lobby Bar in Gstaad Palace, a 100-plus-year-old castle of a resort in the Southwest corner of Switzerland where shipping magnates, princes, and movie stars stay when they come to town. I’d made the trek from Tennessee to Gstaad to ski, fat bike, and eat …

Celebrate Absinthe at Parlour Lounge

<i>MIRAGE</i> — <b>Parlour Lounge</b> celebrates absinthe on March 5 with St. George Spirits on hand to provide guests with the opportunity to experience various styles of absinthe concoctions using absinthe towers and drippers. Entertainment will include a selection of 1920s style music with burlesque dancers …

Bet You Didn't Know that March 5 is National Absinthe Day

Absinthe – the Spirit of Misperceptions and Legends<p>Absinthe – literally the stuff of legends. Lots of spirits have days that PR people have named …

Bars set to celebrate National Absinthe Day with cocktails

Bars around the UK are set to celebrate National Absinthe Day tomorrow, March 5, with special cocktails and promotions.<p>Absente Absinthe from French …

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For Sale: Legendary Pre-Ban Absinthe Bottles of the Belle Epoque

<i>W</i>hen Parisians used to call it “<i>la fée verte</i>” (the green fairy), the custom of drinking absinthe had became so popular in bars, bistros, cafés, and …