Hemingway’s Death in the Afternoon

Named after Ernest Hemingway’s 1932 novel about the rituals of bullfighting, this champagne cocktail takes its greenish hue from a splash of absinthe.

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This champagne cocktail takes its greenish hue from a splash of absinthe.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. absinthe (SAVEUR contributor David Wondrich recommends using a slightly sweet brand of absinthe, such as Lucid)
  • Champagne

Instructions

  1. Pour absinthe into a champagne glass. Top with champagne and stir to combine.