La Fée in Cuba

La Fée in Cuba

See Marie-Claude Delahaye’s blog: http://absinthemuseum.auvers.over-blog.com/2020/04/hemingway-a-la-havane.html Ernest was known to be a massive fan of absinthe: Home Through his life, his writings, drinking in person, to his own personal cocktail:...
Distillery Visit

Distillery Visit

George Rowley, Marie-Claude Delahaye of the French Absinthe Museum and Simon Difford of Difford’s Guide enjoying dinner at La Commanderie de Champarey near Lyon. The trio are on a distillery visit to Cherry Rocher, founded in 1705, to watch the distillation of La Fée...
Death in the Afternoon

Death in the Afternoon

Hemingway entered his absinthe cocktail into a selection of celebrity drinks recipes, compiled in a 1935 masterpiece called “So Red the Nose, or, Breath in the Afternoon”. This legendary book contains cocktail recipes by 30 leading authors of its time....
History of Absinthe Class Mag May/June 2009

History of Absinthe Class Mag May/June 2009

A B S I N T H E  TA L E “The Green Fairy” was thought to be illegal in the UK and was indeed banned across most of Europe and North America. George Rowley was most instrumental in its resurrection but before I tell his story, what is absinthe’s...

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