Death in the Afternoon

Death in the Afternoon
2 minutes
Death in the Afternoon, also named the Hemingway or the Hemingway Champagne, is a cocktail made up of absinthe and Champagne. The cocktail shares a name with Hemingway's 1932 book Death in the Afternoon. Supposedly, the drink was created by the author after enjoying absinthe during his time in France.


Adjust Servings
1 1/2 ounce Absinthe
4 1/2 ounce Champagne


Pour the absinthe into a coupe.
Top slowly with the Champagne.