Archive for the ‘Absinthe Experiences’ Category

Looking For That Special Christmas Present?

Posted on December 3rd, 2013 by absinthejack

Our sister site has a wonderful selection of special holiday absinthe offers sure to make any absintheur happy. There are also some gourmet gins. Check them out.

TGIF – It’s Party Time!

Posted on April 5th, 2013 by absinthejack

                                                                                                                                                         photo courtesy of  Unicorn Absinthe Facebook Page and Jeannie Van Buren

Happy National Absinthe Day!

Posted on March 5th, 2013 by absinthejack

Today marks the 6th anniversary of absinthe being legalized here in the USA. Cheers to all!

Finally…. Good US Made Absinthe

Posted on January 29th, 2013 by absinthejack

Happy Halloween

Posted on October 31st, 2012 by absinthejack

A Taste For Absinthe eBook

Posted on July 20th, 2012 by absinthejack

Our good friend R. Winston Guthries’ most excellent book “A Taste For Absinthe” has been out in hardback for a while now. Autographed copies are available at our sister site Alandia. I am am very pleased to announce it is now available as an eBook.

Enjoy stories and historical facts about the world’s most notorious drink.
Learn what lead to the ban on absinthe at the turn of the 20th Century and the events that would return absinthe to the shelves of America after nearly 100 years.  
Satisfy your curiosity to know how absinthe is made with insight from absinthe experts from the US and France.
Get tips on how to select premium authentic absinthe.
Checkout new and classic absinthe cocktails stylized for the 21st Century.
Recipes by Award Winning mixologists and bartenders from around the country.
Beautifully illustrated with color photos.
It’s available at the Apple Bookstore on iTunes for iPhones, iPads, and Pod Touch.  It’s also at Amazon Kindle and Barnes and Noble for the Nook. This is a must have book for all absintheurs!

Antique Wormwood

Posted on July 3rd, 2012 by absinthejack

This neat little box is right around 100 years old. It contains dried ground wormwood and measures 2″x2″x 3/4″ and was sold in pharmacies in the good old days

Happy Absinthe Day!

Posted on March 5th, 2012 by absinthejack

Today is National Absinthe Day here in the US. It’s the 5th anniversary of absinthe being legalized here. I hope everyone dances with the Green Fairy today. I sure will as soon as I get off work :) . Cheers to all!

Happy Holidays!

Posted on December 23rd, 2011 by absinthejack

All of us here at Absinthe.FM would like to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas (or whatever holiday you celebrate) and a Happy New Year. We hope your holidays are very green, if you know what I mean :) .

Antique Hour Glass Shaped Absinthe Decanter

Posted on November 21st, 2011 by absinthejack

This really cool antique absinthe decanter has a unique hour glass design. It’s been filled with green water so you can see the details better. The design is deceptive – the clear spaces between the outer tubes and the inner tube are solid glass, so it’s not as delicate as it appears. This heavy piece is a big 14 1/2 inches tall and holds an impressive liter and a half of absinthe.