A Taste for Absinthe
65 Recipes for Classic & Contemporary Cocktail

A Book By
- R. Winston Guthrie
- with James F. Thompson
- Photography by Liza Gershman

Absinthe Book





Enjoy stories and historical facts about the world’s most notorious drink.

Learn what lead to the ban on absinthe at the turn of the 20th Century and the events that would return it to the shelves of America after nearly 100 years.

Get tips on how to select premium authentic absinthe.

Checkout new and classic absinthe cocktails stylized for the 21st Century. Recipes by Award Winning mixologists and bartenders from around the country.

Satisfy your curiosity to know how absinthe is made with insight from experts from the US and France.

Beautifully illustrated with color photos.






Published in the United States by Clarkson Potter, an inprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc., New York. Copyright© 2010.