Historic Documents on Absinthe

Newspaper, 1861. The Absinthe Ogre

  Daily Evening Bulletin, (San Francisco, CA) Saturday, June 01, 1861; Issue 48; col A

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Newspaper, 1860. Warnings of effects of absinthe abuse

Daily Evening Bulletin, (San Francisco, CA) Friday, May 04, 1860; Issue 23; col B

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A Classic Cocktail

An Absinthe Cocktail

2 1/4 oz absinthe
1 dash anisette
3/4 oz water
1 bar spoons sugar or gomme syrup, to taste
1 dash orange bitters
1 dash Angostura Bitters
2 bar spoons egg white

Blend with crushed ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime or lemon twist.

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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