Posts Tagged ‘Botanicals’

The Myths & Mysteries of Absinthe: Ten Years Legal in the U.S.

Let me be mad, then, by all means! Mad with the madness of Absinthe, the wildest, most luxurious madness in the world! Vive la folie! Vive l’amour! Vive l’animalisme! Vive le Diable!” ― Marie Corelli, Wormwood: A Drama of Paris The Green Fairy, La Fée Verte, Absinthe – One of the most misunderstood elixirs ever created […]

Blinking Owl is Orange County’s First Distillery Since Prohibition

Being the first of anything is always a challenge. Blinking Owl Distillery co-owners, husband and wife, and longtime Santa Ana residents, Brian and Robin Christianson know that all too well. After setting aside their careers and devoting nearly four years to conceptualizing, researching and planning the business and build-out of the first craft distillery in Orange County, they’ve finally opened […]