Articles Tagged: absinthe

Oscar Cocktails

Celebrate Oscar like the stars. How? With swanky cocktails of course. The folks at Oval Vodka and Absinthe Mata Hari sent in a few fun recipes you can try at home. Enjoy “The Red Carpet” as the stars parade into the auditorium, and the “Starlet Cocktail” as they dole out the statues.

The Red Carpet

Ingredients:
1 ½ oz Oval vodka
1 oz Campari
1 oz Hiram Walker pomegranate schnapps
1 oz pomegranate juice
½ … Read more

Sazerac

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Mardi Gras is upon us and Fat Tuesday is around the corner. So why feature the classic New Orleans Cocktail. No, I’m not talking about a Hurricane, I am talking about the Sazerac one of the very first cocktail recipes in history. It was created in the 1830′s by Pharmacist Antoine Amedie Peychaud, as a way to deliver a dose of his “health” elixir, Peychaud’s Bitters. These bitters are still used today.

This classic cocktail … Read more

Absinthe Frappé

Black licorice in a glass!Read more

Absinthe

Q: Do current absinthe drinks (made in the US) really include absinthe? Isn’t this illegal in the US? I am wondering since in New Orleans there are drinks such as the Absinthe Suissesse and the Absinthe Frappe. Do these include substituted ingredients?

A: Absinthe is illegal in the US and much if the world. It is only legal in Spain, the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom. They make a liquor that they call absinthe … Read more

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