A Taste for Absinthe
65 Recipes for Classic & Contemporary Cocktails
A Book By
- R. Winston Guthrie
- with James F. Thompson
- Photography by Liza Gershman


Finally a modern absinthe book and cocktail guide for the world's most notorous drink!

A Taste for Absinthe is now available in a limited hardcover edition and as an eBOOK, click on your favorite device below for details or visit your favorite online book seller.

A Taste for Absinthe on the iBookstore

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Authentic Absinthe is now available in the United States for the first time in nearly 100 years!

Award winning mixologist and bartenders from around the country create cutting edge absinthe cocktail recipes exclusively for A Taste for Absinthe - a modern cocktail book and guide dedicated to absinthe.

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This exciting new absinthe book is available at
online book sellers in a limited hardcover
edition, beautifully illustrated with color
photos, click below for details.

"A Taste for Absinthe explores its history in the old world and in American cocktails, capturing the romance and mystery of absinthe, or the Green Fairy as it was affectionately known, while concisely telling the colorful story of its rise and fall."
Dale DeGroff, aka King Cocktail

Special thanks to Absinthe experts John Troia and Peter Schaf, of Tempus Fugit Spirits and Vieux Pontarlier Absinthe, for their insightfulness and generosity.

Thanks to Jeff Hollinger for broadening the scope of the book.


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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.