11 Cocktails That Will Make You See the Green Fairy for National Absinthe Day

Absinthe is the stuff of literary legends, with authors from Hemmingway to Wilde singing its praises, yet cautioning that too much makes you see things. Absinthe was actually banned in the U.S. for supposedly hallucinogenic effects for a century until that claim was debunked. The liquor, made with fennel, anise, wormwood and more does pack a punch, so best to not go too hard celebrating National Absinthe Day, March 5. Here are some great cocktails to get to know the green drink.

Christine Leone
by Christine Leone
Mar 5, 2022