Absinthe, Sip of Seduction: A Contemporary Guide, Revised Edition (Paperback)

A Contemporary Guide, Revised Edition

By Betina Wittels, Robert Hermesch, T. A. Breaux (Editor)

Speck Press, 9781933108216, 144pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2008



This visually rich journey into an alluring subculture takes an intimate look into the contemporary world of absinthe. With color reproductions of lithographs, posters, postcards, cartoons, antiques, and tools of the absinthe drinker, "Absinth"e explains the history, culture, and mystique of the drink known as the Green Fairy.

About the Author

Betina Wittels is a family psychotherapist in Tucson, Arizona. She is one of the leading vendors of absinthe antiques in the United States and is a broker for absinthe vendors worldwide. Robert Hermesch is a former book editor and teacher. Currently, he is a social worker and lives in Boston, Massachusetts. T. A. Breaux is a chemist and one of the leading experts on absinthe's chemical makeup. He is the founder of the Societe International d'Absinthe, a rapidly growing worldwide organization that caters to absinthe connoisseurs."