Why do you drink Lucid, P.1

Some people drink Lucid to relax at the beginning or end of the day.

Some people drink Lucid to inspire their creativity.

Some people drink Lucid simply to enjoy a delicious drink.


A beautiful louche, and Cupids

If you don’t have an absinthe fountain, there are all kinds of creative ways to pour iced water. Just be sure to pour slowly.
Lucid Absinthe and Pyrex


Few things are as beautiful as Lucid properly louched.
lucid absinthe louche pour


Can YOU think of a caption?
absinthe cupids

Making The Green Fairy

One creative soul named Cat Woody didn’t just drink the green fairy, she made her.

Making the Green Fairy 6

Step 1 was making the outfit.

Making the Green Fairy 1

Step 2 was making the green fairy’s legs.

Making the Green Fairy 2

Step 3 was making the green fairy’s face.

Making the Green Fairy 3

Here is the green fairy, nearly complete. Can you guess what’s missing?

Making the Green Fairy 4

Let’s not forget the green fairy’s wings…

Making the Green Fairy 5

You can buy this green fairy at http://www.etsy.com/listing/150625490/ooak-art-doll-absinthe-a-green-fairy

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?


Eiffel Tower Absinthe Spoons

When the Eiffel Tower was completed in 1889, many absinthe spoons were made to commemorate the occasion. Here are two of the most popular:


Can you see the Eiffel Tower in this absinthe spoon? Hint: this spoon is called Les Tours Eiffel #6 “Silhouette”.


This absinthe spoon is considered one of the rarest of the Eiffel Tower spoons:


Historical Absinthe Spoons

This absinthe spoon was made during World War I, from brass shell casings. If you look carefully, you can see two remarkable things: firstly, the soldier who owned this spoon inscribed his initials, “P.B.”, on the handle, and secondly, the holes form the date, “1914”.


One of the most expensive pre-ban absinthe spoons ever made, “Les Feuilles #20”. It was most likely used at high-end French hotels and restaurants.



The beautiful “Les Feuilles d’Absinthe #4 Absinthe Joanne”




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/


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