Jay Hendrickson Legendre Herbsaint Historian
Jay Hendrickson is the world's leading authority on Legendre Herbsaint, the absinthe substitute created by J. Marion Legendre. He collects Herbsaint bottles and all related paraphenalia from the 1930s-1950s. Jay is responsible for the Original Herbsaint recipe being reintroduced and made available worldwide. Antique mini bottles he collected were used to chemically identify the "original recipe".
This image and a related story titled, " The Informant", was published in the March/April 2010, Imbibe Magazine.
Story by Robert Simonson
Photos by Damian Hevia