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Death in the afternoon

4 Classic Absinthe Cocktails (Death in the Afternoon & More)

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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


Death in the Afternoon is a must-try absinthe cocktail credited to Ernest Hemingway! This easy drink is bubbly with a black licorice finish.


  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) absinthe
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup
  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) Champagne or Prosecco


  1. Pour the absinthe and simple syrup into a cocktail glass. Top it off with the sparkling wine.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Poured
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan