Absinthe Blog

Autographed PF 1901 Bottle

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This is an empty (unfortunately) bottle of   PF 1901 from one of the very first batches of the Jades. What makes it kind of cool is that it was autographed by absinthe mastermind Ted Breaux who is responsible for bringing us the Jade line of absinthes and also Lucid absinthe.

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It was common at the turn of the century for photographers to try and sell their pictures to postcard manufacturers. It was also common to use children as subjects in situations you would not expect to see them in. This is a photographers’ proof and I don’t believe it was ever used on a postcard or published. I wish I had that kind of childhood .  :)

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                                                                                                                                                         photo courtesy of  Unicorn Absinthe Facebook Page and Jeannie Van Buren

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

Happy Valentines Day

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End of the World Absinthe

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This is a bottle of  locally produced HG absinthe bottled especially for the December 21st Apocalypse.

Happy Halloween

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Absinthe Goodies

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Here are a few absinthe flavored goodies. They are kind of campy, but fun. From the top – mints, gumballs, cigarette rolling papers, lip balm and dental floss.

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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!