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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.
picturePernod Cocktail Variation
picturePernod Flip
pictureGlad Eye Variation
picturePernod Drip
pictureButton Hook Cocktail
pictureMandeville

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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