How to Drink Absinthe?

Answer Absinthe is a formerly banned spirit drink that is made with Artemisia absinthium (wormwood) and other herbs. It is also known as la fée verte (the green fairy). Although it has enjoyed a long and... Read More »

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How to Make Absinthe?

A glass of absintheAbsinthe is made with Artemisia absinthium (wormwood) and other herbs. Originally used as a bitter digestif (similar to amaro), true absinthe can be difficult to procure. High qu... Read More »

How to Serve Absinthe?

Oscar Wilde, Arthur Rimbaud, Vincent Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Baudelaire had something in common: they were all fiends for absinthe. Also called the "green fairy," absinthe was a spirit dist... Read More »

How to Prepare Absinthe?

Absinthe, the 19th-century treat, is making a comeback. Here's how to properly prepare it, before you drink absinthe.

How to Make an Absinthe Martini?

A dash of absinthe is the only ingredient that separates this cocktail from a classic martini. While it is true absinthe is banned in many countries because of its toxicity, this recipe only calls ... Read More »