Absinthe

Quill

Quill

This post is sponsored by Spirit Hub. Learn more about how Spirit Hub brings craft spirits from independent distilleries to your doorstep here. A Quill is a lesser-known Negroni riff that takes the classic cocktail to the next level with a rinse of absinthe! This is an …READ MORE

Remember the Maine

Remember the Maine

This classic rye cocktail with subtle cherry and absinthe is like the Manhattan’s sophisticated cousin (or maybe the Sazerac’s cool little sister?) If you enjoy spirit-forward whiskey cocktails, this is one to add to the top of your to do list! You may also like …READ MORE

6 Absinthe Cocktails You Need to Try

6 Absinthe Cocktails You Need to Try

Absinthe is a spirit with a storied past. Although banned in the United States for nearly 100 years, its reputation as the hallucination-inducing “green fairy” is somewhat unfounded. It’s more likely that famous absinthe-imbibing creatives like Pablo Picasso and Edgar Allen Poe were just realllllllly …READ MORE

Fairy Godmother

Fairy Godmother

Absinthe is a potent liquor, but if you enjoy the flavor of anise, it can be used successfully as a base spirit! My Fairy Godmother recipe combines the “green fairy” with elderflower, pineapple, lemon, and lime for a unique, tropically-inspired absinthe cocktail. Wait, doesn’t absinthe …READ MORE

Garden Fairy Cocktail with Absinthe & Cucumber

Garden Fairy Cocktail with Absinthe & Cucumber

Happy National Absinthe Day! I’m celebrating with this Garden Fairy cocktail that combines bold absinthe with the flavors of fresh cucumber, lime, and herbs. If you enjoy absinthe cocktails, check out my easy Absinthe Frappé recipe! What is absinthe, anyway? Many folks think that absinthe …READ MORE

5 Classic New Orleans Cocktails for Mardi Gras

5 Classic New Orleans Cocktails for Mardi Gras

Happy Mardi Gras! If you’re searching for something classic to mix up today, try one of these delicious New Orleans-born cocktails. Sazerac The enduring mix of rye whiskey, simple syrup, Peychaud’s bitters and an absinthe rinse was created by Peychaud himself at the Sazerac Coffee …READ MORE