1920's was the age of new-found optimism, excitement and euphoria, but also a time of lavish excess & decadence. This was the age when any kind of "giggle water" was drunk & Absinthe in particular was drunk with carefree abandon........

Stranger & Stranger Christmas Absinthe

Stranger & Stranger Christmas Absinthe January 2011 i 'Every year Stranger & Stranger sends out a stunning, limited edition custom designed bottle of liquor. This year, Absinthe made the cut, and the results are stunning.

"Combine 3 gallons of gin,7 cans of lemonade concentrate, 6 bunches of fresh mint in a large clean ice chest with a 20 lb bag of ice. Stir, stir, stir, taste, taste, taste. Make night before so that some of the ice melts into the drink and flavors marry perfectly. Be careful, gin taste is conspicuously absent, so its easy to forget you are drinking pure blackout juice."    Oh, sweet Jesus.

Gin punch: 3 gallons of cans of lemonade concentrate, 6 bunches of fresh mint in a large clean ice chest with a 20 lb bag of ice. Make night before so that some of the ice melts into the drink and flavors marry perfectly.

Absinthe's Garden:  #Absinthe.

Green Fairy: Absinthe with special spoon, ice water, and a sugar cube all light up!

Fernet Aged Porter - Odell Brewing.  9.8ABV.  Fernet on the nose, with an absent porter.  Yeast and Fernet on the palate, Fernet on the finish with a bit of coffee.  For me it was fairly one dimensional  Big Beer, great taste, unique.  Had something missing.

Fernet Aged Porter - Odell Brewing Co., Ft Collins, CO Had this last night - Yummmm!

Beautiful absinthe spoon

Absinthe Accessories - The common process in drinking the highly potent Absinthe, involves pouring ice water over a sugar cube placed on a grill or spoon, into a glass of.

Here's How to Turn a Watermelon Into a Big-Batch Jell-O Shot

Here's How to Turn a Watermelon Into a Big-Batch Jell-O Shot

vintage absinthe spoon

MicroShiner - Spring 13

Antique absinthe spoons. Absinthe is a green toxic liqueur made from wormwood that is illegal today.

Antique absinthe spoons, I have a few in my possesssion, just have yet to use them.

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