These are some of the most relevant scientific documents relating to the study of absinthe. They range from the earliest papers written by absinthe's polemicists, such as Dr. Valentin Magnan, right up to the modern work of Dr. Dirk Lachenmeier and others.

It should be noted that some of the older papers contain mistaken calculations and erroneous conclusions, sometimes based on the findings of still earlier erroneous work. Most of these errors have been detailed and documented in the later pieces.

A Classic Cocktail

Imperial Topaz No. 2

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1 oz light rum
2 oz fresh pineapple juice
1/4 oz absinthe
2 or 3 dashes of Peychaud's Bitters
1 dash of orange flower water
simple syrup, to taste (or not)
 
Shake and strain into frosted cocktail glass.
 
Gwydion Stone, 2008 

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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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