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A Taste for Absinthe: 65 Recipes for Classic and Contemporary Cocktails

3 Ratings: 4.3
A 2010 book by R. Winston Guthrie.

Absinthe’s renaissance is quickly growing into a culinary movement. The “Green Fairy” is now showing up on cocktail menus at chic restaurants around the country. A Taste for Absinthe celebrates this storied and complex liquor by bringing … see full wiki

Tags: Books, Book, Recipes, Alcoholic Drinks, Absinthe
Author: R. Winston Guthrie
Genre: Cooking, Food & Wine
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Date Published: September 21, 2010
2 reviews about A Taste for Absinthe: 65 Recipes for Classic...
review by . August 27, 2010
Absinthe makes my heart grow fonder
I am not a big fan of the taste of licorice and anise, but after creating several recipes using Lucid absinthe, I have to say I like it. In college I occasionally choked down Jägermeister, but Absinthe has a much more complex flavor profile. It certainly is not for everyone, but it's at least worth trying.      A Taste For Absinthe is a great primer for those new to yellow/green elixir (sometimes it is clear) and a handy resource for the experienced connoisseur. I really …
Quick Tip by . September 04, 2010
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I have always wanted to try this drink because of all the mythology attached to it.  I know it was banned for many years in the USA, the "wormwood" in it was thought to have been a hallucinogenic.  It would be very helpful if our community could list some of the brands available in the USA.
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