Daily Archives: April 20, 2018

Making Absinthe: Beverage of Poets

Few beverages represent artistic madness like absinthe. In 1859, Édouard Manet’s The Absinthe Drinker shocked that year’s Salon de Paris. Rimbaud, Baudelaire, Paul Verlaine, Émile Zola, Alfred Jarry and Oscar Wilde were all imbibers of “the green fairy.” Pablo Picasso created … Continue reading

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