The Green Fairy visits/ And gives to me / A commoner’s taste of heaven – Christine A Kysely
Illumination / From the green glow / Possessed by the café’s glasses. – Christine A Kysely
As absinthe begins and then continues on / And spirits me away / Hours lengthened by the devotion / To The Green Fairy – Christine A Kysely
Here’s a riddle for you: if you drink the green fairy… then what does the green fairy drink?
The green fairy is a beautiful sigh to behold.
When you come across art with a beautiful green woman in it… then you know the artist was craving absinthe…
Have you met the green fairy?
Even those who do not speak French surely know the meaning of “la fée verte”
Do you realize that the green fairy can bring great satisfaction into a person’s life!
Beat the heat with the Lucid Absinthe Slushy
- 1 oz. Lucid Absinthe
- 0.5 oz. simple syrup
- 6-8 fresh mint leaves
- 1 oz. soda water
Muddle mint leaves in the bottom of a frappe style glass. Add absinthe, simple syrup and filled with crushed, shaven ice. Pour mixture into shaker and shake vigorously. Pour contents in glass. Top with a splash of soda water and garnish with mint.
Read more: http://magazine.foxnews.com/food-wellness/10-frozen-boozy-treats-beat-heat#ixzz2WPwXfpsV
“At Gennelle, Absinthe Drinker” is a famous 1886 painting by French painter and absintheur Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.
In 19th century France, ladies at the cafe sometimes drank through straws, so as to maintain an elegant demeanor. This painting is “Moulin De La Galette, Paris” ca 1904, by Dutch painter Isaac Lazarus Israels.
Absinthe tattoo in progress. Do you recognize the famous absinthe poster?
Beat the heat with the Lucid Absinthe Slushy… recipe coming Friday at 2 PM… http://ow.ly/i/2nj6u
Do you dream in green?
An unusually beautiful and elegant absinthe setup.
In the cafes of 19th century Paris, men and women enjoyed absinthe together. In modern day, the tradition continues.
- 1/2 Beefeater’s Gin
- 1/2 Dubonnet Rouge
- 1 dash Lucid Absinthe
- orange peel
- Stir well and strain into cocktail glass
- Twist orange peel over glass
Recipe: Adapted from the The Savoy Cocktail Book, © 1930 Harry Craddock
Photo: © Erik Ellestad
A good drip can mean the difference between delicious Lucid and mediocre Lucid.
Want to try a delicious new cocktail? The recipe for the Savoy Absinthe Apparent Cocktail is coming this Friday!
Reconstruction of a Parisian cafe in the late nineteenth century. As you can see, Parisian cafes were once filled with absinthe fountains and carafes.
Father’s Day is this Sunday. Surprise your dad with a drink that is sophisticated, delicious, and inspirational: Lucid Absinthe.
Sometimes there’s nothing better than enjoying absinthe in style.
What kind of sugar do you use with your Lucid?
- 2/3 Lucid Absinthe
- 1/6 gin
- 1/6 anisette liqueur OR gum (gomme) syrup
- 1 dash Orange Bitters
- 1 dash Angostura Bitters
- Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.
Source: The Savoy Cocktail Book, © 1930 Harry Craddock