History & Mystery of Absinthe with T.A. Breaux The History and Mystery of Absinthe with the legendary T.A.Breaux, including a tasting of the Sip Or Mix Absinthe Portfolio, followed by a Q. & A.
A research scientist, Absinthe Historian & Distiller, Ted is also famous the world over for being at the forefront of the recent absinthe renaissance. He will guide us through the complexities and misunderstandings of this much maligned spirit. This is coupled with a tasting provided by Sip Or Mix of:
We will also have Ted Breaux's Jade Perique Tobacco Liqueur and La Maison Fontaine's Chocolat Liqueur on tasting.Please contact The Looking Glass to Book a place.
6.30 pm -8.30 pm Friday 19th February 2016
The National Gallery
Absinthe, or 'the green fairy', fuelled 19th-century French artistic creativity. Van Gogh and Toulouse-Lautrec drank this wormwood liquor heavily, while Manet and Degas made it the subject of their paintings. Discover the scandalous history and enduring mystique of absinthe with master distiller Ted Breaux, and explore Manet's Corner of a Café-Concert in a talk by Jo Rhymer.
For those who would like to sample this alcoholic drink, we close with an absinthe tasting of La Maison Fontaine and Jade Absinthes sponsored by Sip Or Mix
Raffaelli's - Absinthe Drinkers (pic)
10.30am - 6pm Tuesday 23rd February 2016
Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London.
4.30pm - 7pm Friday 26th February 2016
Hedonism Wines, Mayfair, London