Cocktails & Spirits

Three Creepy Cocktails Made With Lucid Absinthe

Crime. Social disorder. Chaos.

Absinthe has been blamed for them all. The spirit -- originally made as an herbal tonic -- was once thought to produce medical conditions like epilepsy, and illness like turberculosis, and was eventually banned in countries like Belgium, Brazil, the Netherlands, France -- even the United States.

That was until 2007, when Ted Breaux created Lucid, the first absinthe to be sold stateside since the early 1900s.

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Nicole Danna is a Palm Beach County-based reporter who began covering the South Florida food scene for New Times in 2011. She also loves drinking beer and writing about the area's growing craft beer community.
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