The History of Legendre Herbsaint, and Absinthe, in New Orleans
Saturday, May 3, 2008
The signature Herbsaint cocktail is without a doubt the Herbsaint Frappé.The Herbsaint Frappé is the first cocktail recipe that appears in every Herbsaint recipe booklet, printed from 1934, to the mid 1950s. The Herbsaint Frappé is a New Orleans favorite, perfect on those warm humid days & nights in the Vieux Carré.
Below One of William B. Wisdom's iconic advertisements for Legendre & Company. "At the close of the day Drink an Herbsaint Frappé"Legendre HerbsaintAlways served when absinthe is called for.