Death in the Evening: an Absithe Cocktail truly featuring the Green Fairy


Death in the Evening, a variation of this drink, called Death at Dusk in the Huffington Post article: This is a version of the cocktail Death in the Afternoon (absinthe and champagne), which was created for a 1935 book of humorous cocktail riffs called So Red the Nose, or Breath in the Afternoon. While Death… Read More Death in the Evening: an Absithe Cocktail truly featuring the Green Fairy

The Green Fairy and Galveston, part 4


Before I got out of college and realized I actually should have studied a little more and played a lot less, I became well acquainted with certain substances with chemical qualities very similar to Absinthe. It’s all about the thujone, the active ingredient in Absinthe, which very closely resembles another terpenoid essential oil, tetrahydrocannabinol, which… Read More The Green Fairy and Galveston, part 4