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Saturday, May 16 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Belle Époque Absinthe Tasting with Scott MacDonald

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Join us for a hands-on, intimate workshop on the history of the famed spirit absinthe, including a demonstration of actual absinthe antiques used in 19th century French cafés and bistros! Author S. B. MacDonald will discuss the mythology, truths, and details of the spirit’s banning and reintroduction a century later. Watch and learn as absinthe is prepared authentically in the magical antiques from MacDonald’s book, Absinthe Antiques: A collection from la Belle Époque.

These genuine pieces of history are straight from the very era from which Steampunk is derived! Attendees will prepare their own genuine absinthe, correctly, and traditionally, using reproduction fountains, glasses, and spoons. Guests will mingle and enjoy their absinthe during the party after the presentation. Several of the finest, most highly-regarded absinthes in the world will be available, and as a bonus for 2015, Our host will procure and share a special imported French absinthe with the guests. He will be signing copies of his book, available at a SPWF discount.

The authentic absinthe ritual is truly wonderful, brings people together, and slows down time. In fact, MacDonald refers to it as “western civilization’s tea ceremony.”

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Saturday May 16, 2015 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Salon C Radisson