Historic Documents on Absinthe

Newspaper, 1861. The Absinthe Ogre

  Daily Evening Bulletin, (San Francisco, CA) Saturday, June 01, 1861; Issue 48; col A

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Newspaper, 1860. Warnings of effects of absinthe abuse

Daily Evening Bulletin, (San Francisco, CA) Friday, May 04, 1860; Issue 23; col B

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A Classic Cocktail

Nineteen-Twenty Cocktail

1 teaspoonful groseille syrup*
1/6 Pernod Kirsch
1/6 Crystal Gin
2/3 French vermouth
1 dash absinthe

Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass.

*A red currant syrup, similar to the pomegranate syrup, grenadine.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

 

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Absinthe Tasting Journal

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The WS Absinthe Tasting Journal

With room for over 200 tastings, provides novices and experts with a primer in absinthe history and facts, as well as instructions on how to conduct scorings and blind tastings.

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