The Wormwood Society hereby states its opposition to the establishment of a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) passed on August 16th, 2012 by Switzerland's Federal Office of Agriculture. We have determined that the PGI has a false basis and that it should be revoked.
Android absintheurs, here's a great absinthe app that's very simple, and very handy! Absinthe is best when diluted to the proper strength. While the exact strength is a matter of personal taste, absinthe is intended to be drunk as a mildly alcoholic aperitif, more like wine than liquor, at the same range of strengths as commonly found in wine: between 12% to 15% or so.
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.
A Classic Cocktail
The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book, 1933
Ed. note: The recipe given in The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book differs from both the original and traditional New Orleans recipes. The former calls for cognac, Peychaud's Bitters and sugar. The latter calls for rye whiskey in place of the cognac, a rinse of absinthe, Peychaud's Bitters and sugar. ~ Hiram