WS Absinthe 101 Flyer Download

acrobat pdf icon Concise absinthe facts at your fingertips with this one-page, two-sided flyer.  Please feel free to download, print and distribute to your friends, drinking acquaintances, bar manager and liquor store manager.

 

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 • Is real absinthe legal in the US?
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A Classic Cocktail

Parisian "Good-Morning"

1 1/2 oz absinthe
1 bar spoons dry vermouth
2 bar spoons gomme syrup or sugar
1 bar spoons yellow Chartreuse
Juice of 1 lime or 1/2 lemon, strained
2 bar spoons anisette

Frappe with lumps of cracked ice. Strain into rocks glass. Add ice and top with club soda. Stir.

The Gentleman's Companion, 1946

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Absinthe Tasting Journal

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The WS Absinthe Tasting Journal

With room for over 200 tastings, provides novices and experts with a primer in absinthe history and facts, as well as instructions on how to conduct scorings and blind tastings.

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