Posts Tagged ‘absinthe’

The Green Fairytale


In the same way that cold water adds to absinthe’s characteristic cloudy louche, dubious information clouds the perception of the green liquor. Its century-long ban resulted from misrepresentation and industry sway.

The story goes the Dr. Pierre Ordinaire prepared …

Absinthe Makes the Verte Grow Fonder


Sirene_AbsintheThe green fairy (the intoxicating spirit of absinthe) has taken up residence north of Chicago in Lake Bluff, IL. North Shore Distillery produces Sirène Absinthe Verte, and they offer tours and tastings.

Absinthe derives its flavor from green anise, and …