Articles Tagged: absinthe

St. Patrick’s Day Irish Whiskey Cocktails

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Seems like it isn’t St. Patrick’s Day without a little Irish whiskey. On second thought, make that a lot of Irish whiskey. If you’re looking for a way to mix it up instead of downing it straight, here are some tasty Paddy’s Day cocktails for you!

Irish Tea Party

Ingredients:
4 parts sweetened green tea (chilled)
1 part Jameson Irish whiskey
½ part Pernod absinthe

Directions:
Rinse rocks glass with Pernod absinthe. Add ice. Pour … Read more

Monkey Gland

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It’s Mixology Monday again, and this month’s hosts are  Thinking of Drinking and North Shore Distillery’s Sonja Kassebaum. She has deemed this month’s theme to be absinthe, why because she simply adores the stuff. I am sure the cocktails coming forth from this one will surely not disappoint.

I decided to go call up a classic, the Monkey Gland. This classic cocktail was either created at by Harry MacElhone at his Harry’s New York Bar … Read more

New Year’s Cocktails 2010

Well, that’s it: 2009 is almost a wrap, but not before we have a few cocktails first. As always, Drink of the Week has some clever new cocktails for your enjoyment. First, a couple of cocktails for New Year’s Eve. Start with the New Year’s Sparkler and then just around midnight switch to the Midnight Kick for just that. A bit of tequila will keep the night going strong. On New Year’s Day, you can … Read more

Sour Witch

A bit of a spell or a flick of the magic wand – the Sour Witch has just landed on her broomstick. This sophisticated cocktail is no laughing matter because it packs a powerful sour punch. Don’t be fooled by its soft exterior and champagne flute glass, this cocktail features absinthe and sour cherries. Courtesy of Lucid Absinthe.… Read more

Le Tourment Vert Updates Their Formula

 

Le Tourment Vert, the high-flying absinthe brand has updated their formula to mix even better in cocktails. The color is no longer a Listerine blue, which is comforting. It is now a pale green, as you can see above. The new formula reveals greater hints of anise and they removed the sugar. This was a good call, Le Tourment is now much smoother, highlighting the pleasant characteristics of anise & hints of citrus. The aftertaste … Read more

The Green Crush

Our friend Hal at A Muddled Thought was playing around with some Absinthe to come up with a Autumn Cocktail. He came up with this concoction of Lucid Absinthe, Cruzan Rum, a touch of Vanilla, a dash of Orange bitters and Orange Soda, it is sure to be come an instant classic.

The Green Crush

1 oz Lucid Absinthe
1 ¼ oz Cruzan Rum
¾ Vanilla Syrup
½ oz Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
2 Dashes … Read more

Absinthe Takes to the Air: Win 2 Tix on Virgin America

Le Tourment Vert Absinthe Francaise is now the first absinthe in the sky and it’s only on Virgin America. To launch mile-high absinthe cocktails in style, Le Tourment is giving away 2 Free Tickets to anywhere Virgin America flies. How can you win? Choose a city where Virgin America flies and share why you love to travel there (map above). So picture yourself enjoying Le Tourment at 40,000 feet as you jet off to a … Read more

Bourbon Lollipops

Bourbon on a stick, anyone?

The folks at Lollyphile in San Francisco “put some sweetness in the sour mash” to provide the world with bourbon lollipops.

The company also makes absinthe lollipops. (As well as maple bacon pops. Bacon is second only to booze, people.)
Buy 4 for $10 … or 36 for $52!

This is inspiring me to experiment with some boozy lollipop recipes myself.

Lollyphile (via Liqurious)

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Absinthe Irish

The Tourment of the Irish. OK, St. Patrick’s Day cocktails should probably start with Irish Whiskey, but the Absinthe Irish from Le Tourment Vert is to tasty to pass up. So why not? Go Absinthe this St. Patrick’s Day!… Read more

Le Tourment Vert Absinthe Review

Hail the “holy trinity”! Last week I had the pleasure to meet the faces behind Le Tourment Vert (www.letourmentvert.com) and experience their vision of what this wonderful spirit offers after such a long hiatus from our shores. This Absinthe is handcrafted in small batches by Bruno Delannoy of Vinet Ege and combines fourteen herbs to create a truly inspirational blend. Moving beyond the ritualistic, yet fun, Classic and Bohemian Method of enjoying Absinthe, Le Tourment … Read more

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