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
Mix in large bar glass:
1 pony absinthe
2 ponies water
4 dashes gum*
Fill large cocktail glass to the brim with shaved ice, fill with above, dash cherry cordial on top and serve.
* Syrop Gomme, or simple syrup.
Mixed Drinks and How To Make Them
The Bishop and Babcock Co., 1900.