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

By Betina J. Wittels,T.A. Breaux

Take an intimate inspect the modern international of absinthe. foreign in scope, Absinthe: The beautiful Elixir is a visually wealthy trip into an desirable culture. packed with colour reproductions of vintage and present lithographs, posters, cartoons, in addition to photographs of antiques, glassware, and different instruments of the absinthe drinker, this new and complete advisor explains and illustrates the heritage, tradition, and mystique of the drink often called the fairway Fairy. The authors supply insights into the debate and results of the fairway Fairy in the course of the tales of recognized connoisseurs, together with Vincent van Gogh, Oscar Wilde, Ernest Hemingway, and Pablo Picasso. as well as a wealthy historical past, this targeted new consultant comprises recipes, reports of latest Absinthe manufacturers, and absinthe's modern tradition and formality. proven absinthe drinkers, neophytes, the curious, and creditors will all locate this publication both interesting and seductive.

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