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By Betina J. Wittels,T.A. Breaux

Take an intimate look at the modern international of absinthe. overseas in scope, Absinthe: The beautiful Elixir is a visually wealthy trip into an appealing culture. choked with colour reproductions of vintage and present lithographs, posters, cartoons, in addition to images of antiques, glassware, and different instruments of the absinthe drinker, this new and accomplished consultant explains and illustrates the historical past, tradition, and mystique of the drink often called the golf green Fairy. The authors supply insights into the talk and results of the golf green Fairy throughout the tales of well-known connoisseurs, together with Vincent van Gogh, Oscar Wilde, Ernest Hemingway, and Pablo Picasso. as well as a wealthy heritage, this precise new advisor contains recipes, reports of present Absinthe manufacturers, and absinthe's modern tradition and formality. proven absinthe drinkers, neophytes, the curious, and creditors will all locate this publication both fascinating and seductive.

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