The Savoy Absinthe Cocktail

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Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Lucid Absinthe
  • 1.5 oz cold water
  • 1 dash rich simple syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters

Preparation:

  • Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.
  • Enjoy.

Source: The Savoy  Cocktail Book, © 1930 Harry Craddock

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Would You Buy?

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First up, a brand new Lucid Absinthe balancier and absinthe glass… $17.50 on eBay last we checked (with shipping)… would you buy?

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Lucid Absinthe balancier & glass

Lucid Absinthe hat… $16 on eBay, including shipping… would you buy?

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Lucid Absinthe spoon & bottle of Lucid for only $17 on eBay… BUT the bottle is empty… would you buy?
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Lucid Absinthe on eBay

Lucid Absinthe Blog 5/24/2013

Want to educate yourself about absinthe? Next Thursday, May 30, The Savoy in Chicago is hosting “Exploring Absinthe: Oscar Wilde to Marilyn Manson.” Absinthe expert Deidre Darling (The Savoy’s bar manager) will focus on absinthe cocktails and the difference between types of absinthe. Tickets @ http://chicagoabsinthe-es2.eventbrite.com/

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Tumblr users have taken some great absinthe art and, in the spirit of creativity, altered it…

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Absinthe Quotes

“The French drank absinthe with ice water and an optional piece of sugar. In America, we were all about fancy [absinthe] cocktails.” – Lucid distiller Ted Breaux

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“There’s an intoxicating romance and a ceremony to absinthe that no other liquor has.” – Cooper Gillespie, general manager and head bartender at Thirsty Crow

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“The flavor of absinthe is… a unique and different one for the American palette to grasp.” – Marc Bernhard of Pacific Distillery

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Absinthe Related Videos

A new shirt design: “It Makes The Heart Grow Stronger”. This shirt is artist Megan Lara’s tribute to absinthe.

A beautiful video of absinthe louching. There is something so relaxing about watching the water drip and the absinthe turn opaque

Here’s a video of absinthe drinking in a beautiful hotel in Paris. The video is very informative, except for the part at 1:07 where wormwood is claimed to have hallucinogenic properties. This is not true! Other than that, terrific video.

Photos of Lucid Absinthe from Our Fans

“A little bit of Lucid for everyone” – From Lucid fan Alejandro

Alejandro - A little bit of Lucid for everyone

Can you think of a caption for this photo? It’s from Lucid fan Jack.

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From Lucid fan Tom, a classic take on absinthe. There is a lot of time-tested absinthe technology here: fountain, slotted spoons, specialized glasses.

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