Absinthe: The Exquisite Elixir by Betina J. Wittels,T.A. Breaux

By Betina J. Wittels,T.A. Breaux

Take an intimate investigate the modern global of absinthe. foreign in scope, Absinthe: The beautiful Elixir is a visually wealthy trip into an eye-catching way of life. full of colour reproductions of vintage and present lithographs, posters, cartoons, in addition to pictures of antiques, glassware, and different instruments of the absinthe drinker, this new and entire advisor explains and illustrates the historical past, tradition, and mystique of the drink referred to as the golf green Fairy. The authors offer insights into the talk and results of the fairway Fairy in the course of the tales of well-known connoisseurs, together with Vincent van Gogh, Oscar Wilde, Ernest Hemingway, and Pablo Picasso. as well as a wealthy historical past, this specific new consultant contains recipes, experiences of current Absinthe manufacturers, and absinthe's modern tradition and formality. proven absinthe drinkers, neophytes, the curious, and creditors will all locate this booklet both interesting and seductive.

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