WS Absinthe 101 Flyer Download

acrobat pdf icon Concise absinthe facts at your fingertips with this one-page, two-sided flyer.  Please feel free to download, print and distribute to your friends, drinking acquaintances, bar manager and liquor store manager.


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A Classic Cocktail

Chrysanthemum Cocktail

3 dashes absinthe
1/3 Bénédictine
2/3 French vermouth

Shake with ice.  Strain into cocktail glass. Squeeze orange peel on top. Well-known and very popular in the American Bar of the S.S. "Europa."

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930