What’s For Dinner?
Absinthe Cocktail (yes, it's now legal)
(First star is lowest, fourth star is highest)
In honor of St. Paddy’s Day, we were challenged to come up with mostly green drink ideas. Maybe they are a little kitschy, but isn’t kitsch a big part of the celebration? So here is one, adapted from Crosby Gaige's “The Standard Cocktail Guide: A Manual of Mixed Drinks Written for the American Host,” worth raising a glass for — and there’s not a mug of green beer in sight. -- Rosalind Bentley
For many years, sale of absinthe was banned in the United States. But in 2007 it was reintroduced to the American market after rigorous testing proved the liquor, which is made with wormwood, does not on its own present a health risk or cause felonious behavior.
Hands on time: 5 minutes Total time: 5 minutes Serves: 1
1 1/2 ounces absinthe
1/2 ounce simple syrup
2 dashes Angostura bitters