Absinthe is shrouded in a languid cloud of Art Nouveau mystique. Red Feather, as booze connoisseurs might expect, has the most elegant absinthe presentation in town. A glass container filled with ice lets loose a slow trickle of water, which hits a slotted spoon holding a cube of sugar. The chilled syrup slips into the shot of jade green absinthe, and voila, the licorice-flavored firewater becomes palatable.
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