Green Fairy

Green Fairy Drink Recipe - Absinthe, Water, Lemon, Egg White, Angostura Bitters

The Green Fairy cocktail is a very old classic, probably one of the oldest cocktails in the world. It's so named because its main ingredient, absinthe, is green. But the drink itself is actually not green, as you can see in the photo. The original recipe probably predates shakers, so it … [Read more...]

Round Robin

Round Robin cocktail recipe with absinthe, brandy and egg-white.

Cocktails that use raw egg white as an ingredient aren't very popular these days, due to concerns about eggs and salmonella. You can use egg substitute for a safe (pasteurized) alternative if you're worried. One way or another, many of these drinks are not to be missed. The Round Robin uses … [Read more...]

Sazerac

Sazerac cocktail recipe: absinthe, Peychaud bitters, rye and a sugar cube

The Sazerac cocktail goes back a long way. It originated in New Orleans and was named for a brand of cognac that was originally the whiskey ingredient. The ingredients have changed over the years, but the preparation style has always involved muddling a sugar cube, which is just kind of a cool thing … [Read more...]

Absinthe Suissesse

Absinthe Suissesse Drink Recipe: Deva Absinthe, Anisette, Orange Flower Water, Creme De Menthe, Egg White

The myth about absinthe is that it used to have psychotropic properties before everyone banned it, and what's available now as absinthe isn't the real thing, because it's just a spirit. But in truth, absinthe's former reputation was misleading. It never was anything more than a strong alcoholic … [Read more...]