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Pernod

Type

Liqueurs, herbal or spice-flavored

Description

Proprietary French sweetened anis-flavored absinthe substitute named for the company that once produced the most popular absinthe before the French banned it in 1915. Current-day pernod lacks the wormwood (and potent alcohol strength) that gave absinthe its singular "kick." In Europe, Pernod is again producing an absinthe though it is not imported the the United States.

Flavor

anise

Availability

Generally available. Produced and sold in France.

Substitute

other pastis

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 9 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureGlad Eye Variation
picturePernod Flip
picturePernod Drip
pictureMandeville
picturePernod Cocktail
pictureButton Hook Cocktail

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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