Absinthe Sparkle

This classy cocktail, known as the Death in the Afternoon, was created by the legendary drinker Ernest Hemingway. It combines the strong flavors of absinthe with the effervescence of Champagne, creating a potent and sophisticated beverage. The slight bitterness of the absinthe is balanced by the lightness of the Champagne, resulting in a delightful and invigorating drink.

Absinthe Sparkle

A potent and sophisticated cocktail created by Ernest Hemingway, combining the flavors of absinthe and Champagne for a delightful and invigorating drink.

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Prep Time 2 mins
Total Time 2 mins


  • 1 1/2 ounces absinthe
  • 4 1/2 ounces chilled Champagne


  1. Pour 1 1/2 ounces of absinthe into a coupe glass.
  2. Slowly top the absinthe with 4 1/2 ounces of chilled Champagne.