Earthquake (cocktail)

The "Tremblement de Terre" (or "Earthquake") Cocktail has been attributed to the French Post-Impressionist painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. [cite web | title = Absinthe Service and Historic Cocktails | publisher = AbsintheOnline.com | url = http://www.absintheonline.com/acatalog/Cocktails.html | accessdate = 2007-12-08] The name is derived from its effects, which tend to "shake up" the drinker.

In a wine goblet mix:
*3 parts Absinthe
*3 parts Cognac

Variants

*It is sometimes served with ice cubes or shaken in a cocktail shaker filled with ice to chill it before serving.
*Another drink that is also called "Earthquake":
** 1 part gin
** 1 part whiskey
** 1 part Pernod liquorice liqueur

ee also

*List of cocktails

References


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