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La Louisiane Cocktail

It’s hot and muggy outside and it’s put me in a New Orleans state of mind. There is something—je ne sais quoi—about that city that defies explanation. 314 more words

Amsterdam, Netherlands

On my Euro trip back in 2011, I took a train from Brussels to Amsterdam to see how wild a city it really was. Amsterdam is known for legalizing marijuana, prostitution, absinthe, and magic mushrooms. 1,783 more words


Zazarac: Not a misprint. Just a mixstake

One of the most obscure drinks I’ve blundered across is the Zazarac.

That may seem like a misspelling of the Sazerac, that otherworldly classic that comes to us via mid-19th century New Orleans. 1,431 more words


101 - The Drunken Ant

Poem number 101
The Drunken Ant
An ant who relied on hard liquor
Tried absinthe to get him there quicker
That booze was too strong… 12 more words


The Grand Reopening

Joint managers, Betsy Soulstar and Maxwell Grantly are pleased to announce the reopening of the absinthe bar, after their recent devastating fire.

Come and visit the newly revamped Beim Vauban tavern, in the centre of Pfaffenthal, for an exciting night out.  131 more words


Always Drink and Read

There is hardly anything like a great drink to compliment a good story. I’ve said before to another horror author, Kelly Evans, that when I read that I have a thing for drinking or eating something that pairs with it. 224 more words


Booze, Glorious Booze: Absinthe

“The green fairy” first twinkled into existence in 1792 in the hands of a French doctor named Pierre Ordinaire (yep, his name was basically Pete Normalguy but with a better accent).  434 more words