The Green Fairy, III

The Green Fairy visits/ And gives to me / A commoner’s taste of heaven – Christine A Kysely

absinthe by RozennIlliano

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

absinthe by Sashiiko-Anti


The Green Fairy, II

Here’s a riddle for you: if you drink the green fairy… then what does the green fairy drink?

absinthe by Carbonoid

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…

absinthe by Corvinerium

The Lucid Absinthe Slushy

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:

Lucid Absinthe Blog 6/19/2013

“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.

Moulin De La Galette, Paris

Absinthe tattoo in progress. Do you recognize the famous absinthe poster?


Lucid Absinthe Blog 6/12/2013

A good drip can mean the difference between delicious Lucid and mediocre Lucid.

lucid drip

Want to try a delicious new cocktail? The recipe for the Savoy Absinthe Apparent Cocktail is coming this Friday!

apparent cocktail

Reconstruction of a Parisian cafe in the late nineteenth century. As you can see, Parisian cafes were once filled with absinthe fountains and carafes.

Reconstruction of a Parisian cafe in the late nineteenth century