Wormwood

liquor

Friends Don't Let Friends Burn Absinthe

Marc Bernhard, a craft absinthe distiller based in Washington, knowns damn well that the green fairy won't make you hallucinate, and he rails against the popular practice in some bars of lighting the sugar cube on fire.
Aaron Kase
3.3.18
Booze

A Gonzo Journey Through Berlin's Absinthe Bars

Berlin has four absinthe bars. I don’t think that’s nearly enough. I decided to visit them in one night to see if I, in not becoming a degenerate, might encourage the building of more.
Phillip Turo
12.28.17
Fernet

Fernet-Branca Now Has Its Own Craft Beer and It Sounds Pretty Good

If you like bitters, bitter beer, and bitter people rolling their eyes when you say you like Fernet and craft beer, this brew is for you.
Nick Rose
1.24.17
vermouth

Cider Vermouth Cocktail

Served straight up on ice with a bit of hard apple cider, this cocktail is perfectly satisfying.
Saxon and Parole
11.15.16
Recipe

Homemade Vermouth Recipe

Full of botanicals, this simple homemade vermouth recipe takes a bit of time, but is worth every last drop.
Saxon and Parole
11.15.16
spirits

This Isn't Your Grandfather's Absinthe

What began as a hobby in a Bushwick apartment eventually became Standard Wormwood Distillery, producing oak-aged, rye-based absinthe.
Michaela Trimble
8.17.16
beer

How to Drink Hallucinogenic Beer Like a Viking Shaman

Nowadays, it’s hard to think about consuming craft beers without hops, but ancient brewers used to flavor their wares with whatever they could find. Foraged herbs and spices even had magical powers, and those beer makers even used them as medicine for...
William Bostwick
10.13.14