“The Earthquake” Absinthe Cocktail by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec


This recipe is an update of an original recipe created by the great painter and absinthe drinker, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. It is called “The Earthquake” due to the drink’s strength.


Photo by Anna-Lucia Stone


  • Lucid Absinthe
  • Cognac


  • Mix absinthe and cognac together in an absinthe glass at a ratio of 1 part absinthe to 1 part cognac.
  • Mix thoroughly to ensure drink consistency.
  • Gradually add iced water, exactly as with a traditional absinthe preparation.
  • Enjoy!

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