Death in the Afternoon Recipe

Champagne, Absinthe
Death in the Afternoon
Ostensibly invented by Ernest Hemingway, this cocktail shares a name with the author's classic treatise on bullfighting. The original calls for absinthe, but Pernod anise liqueur is a good substitute when that's not available.

Ingredients

5 oz well-chilled Champagne
1 oz Pernod

Preparation: How to make a Death in the Afternoon

  • Add the absinthe, then the Champagne to a chilled flute, saucer, or coupe glass and serve.
Death in the Afternoon