• Abinsthe Frappe

    Abinsthe Frappe

    Absinthe first came to New Orleans by way of Europe in the early 1800s. This potent, licorice-flavored liqueur had become especially popular with writers, artists and musicians, but it found an even stronger fan-base in the early "coffeehouses" or bars in the French Quarter. While absinthe was used in the original mixture of the Sazerac, believed to be the first cocktail ever made, it was also commonly drank in the "Absinthe Frappe," a mixture of Absinthe, Anisette, and soda water.Read More

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  • Death in the Afternoon

    Death in the Afternoon

    Death in the Afternoon, also called the Hemingway or the Hemingway Champagne, is a cocktail made up of absinthe and Champagne invented by Ernest Hemingway. The cocktail shares a name with Hemingway's book Death in the Afternoon, and the recipe published in So Red the Nose, or Breath in the Afternoon, 1935 cocktail book with contributions from famous authors.Read More

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