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OYSTERS 3.25 each
Beau Soleil, New Brunswick
Marin Miyagi, Tomales Bay
Kumamoto, Point Reyes
SPICY FRIED CHICKPEAS 3.75
FRENCH FRIES Dijon mustard, aioli 6. thyme-infused malt vinegar
WARM MARINATED MIXED OLIVES 4.75 FRENCH ONION SOUP GRATINÉE 4.5/8.5
BUTTER LETTUCES SALAD shaved radish, 10. cucumber, cider vinaigrette
SMOKED SALMON fennel & pickled onion, 14.5 chive crème fraîche, crostini
DRIED APRICOT & SAGE COUNTRY PÂTE 12. house-made mustard, cornichons, crostini
SUMMER SQUASH & BASIL FLATBREAD 16. shaved Vidalia onion, house-made ricotta, roasted garlic, tomatoes, capers
CROQUE MONSIEUR, Black Forest ham, 11.5 Gruyère, Dijon mustard, toasted levain add an egg 1.
HOUSE-MADE HOT DOG 12. Guinness mustard, chili ketchup, sauerkraut, yogurt-dill potato chips
ABSINTHE HAMBURGER 12.5 Marin Sun Farms ground beef, aïoli, baby lettuces, red onion, house-made pickles Add smoked gouda, sautéed mushrooms, gruyère, spicy caramelized onions, a fried egg, gorgonzola or heirloom tomato 1.5 each
GRILLED SKIRT STEAK FRITES 22. red-wine butter, mixed greens
ABSINTHE BRASSERIE & BAR
398 HAYES AT GOUGH, SAN FRANCISCO 94102
415.551.1590 talk@absinthe.com

ëLUE CHEESES
GREVENBROECKER candied kumquats
Raw cow's milk, creamy, buttery, assertive (Hamont-Achel, Belgium)
COLSTON BASSETT STILTON aged balsamic
Cow's milk, earthy, moist, minerally, fruity (Nottinghamshire, England)

GOAT'S-MILK CHEESES
SUNLIGHT dried figs
Raw milk, washed rind, semi-firm, rich flavor (Longmont, Colorado)
SAINTE MAURE yuzu marmalade
Tangy, unpasteurized, slightly creamy (Touraine, France)

SHEEP'S-MILK CHEESES
OSSAU IRATY fig cake
Firm, grassy, mild, sweet, raw milk (Pyrenées, France)
PÉRAIL DE BREBIS mostarda di fruta
Buttery, soft, natural rind, mild flavor (Rouergue, France)

COW'S-MILK CHEESES
TALEGGIO honeycomb
Creamy, washed rind, fruity tang, earthy (Piemonte, Italy)
CHAOURCE red grapes
Double cream, sweet, slightly salty, smooth (Champagne, France)

MIXED MILK CHEESES
AGOUR marinated olives
Goat-sheep, semi-firm, smooth, mild (Pyrenées, France)
ROBIOLA BOSINA marcona almonds
Cow-sheep, smooth, well-balanced, mellow sweetness (Piemonte, Italy)

Single cheese 8. Selection of five cheeses 38.
Selection of three cheeses 22. Tasting of all cheeses 72.
Each of the above served with its condiment & house-made walnut bread
ÌOCKTAILS
GINGER ROGERS Gin, mint, lime, ginger 9.
SAZERAC Rye, Peychaud's, sugar, absinthe, lemon twist 9.
MARTINEZ Gin, dry vermouth, maraschino, orange bitters, olive, lemon twist 9.
LA FLORIDA DAIQUIRI Rum, maraschino, lime, sugar, grapefruit 10.
PERFECT PEAR Vodka, pear brandy, lemon, orange, sugar 9.
CASINO Gin, lemon, maraschino, orange bitters, brandied cherry 9.
SIDECAR Brandy, lemon, curaçao, orange bitters, sugar 9.
‘UPTOWN' MANHATTAN Rye, sweet vermouth, bitters, brandied cherries, orange twist 10.
MUJER VERDE Gin, lemon, sugar, Chartreuses, lime twist 11.
BRAZIL 66 Cachaça, lime, sugar, curaçao, orange, orange twist 11.
CITRON LEMONADE Buddha's Hand Vodka, ginger, lemon, cranberry 11.
DRY-COUNTY COCKTAIL Tennessee whiskey, dry vermouth, ginger, lemon bitters, lemon twist 11.
DAEDALUS Irish whiskey, ginger, orange bitters, orange twist 9.
GALÁPAGOS Pisco, kaffir lime, pepper, lemon-lime, grapefruit, brandied cherries 9.
21 HAYES Gin, cucumber, Pimm's, lemon, sugar, cucumber slice, onion 11.
EL PRESIDENTE Rum, sweet vermouth, Peychaud's, orange twist 11.
OLD HAVANA Gosling's, lime, orange, sugar, orange bitters 9.
BRONX ‘BOMBER' Gin, vermouths, lemon, sugar, orange, lemon twist 9.
SPARKLING/CHAMPAGNE 1/2 GLASS BOTTLE
PROSECCO 4. 8.5 34. Drusian, Valdobbiadene, Veneto, Italy n.v.
BRUT ROSÉ OF PINOT NOIR 6. 12. 44. Domaine Allimant Laugner, Cremant d' Alsace, France n.v.
BRUT 9.25 18.5 70. Agrapart & Fils, Les 7 Crus, Avize, Champagne, France n.v.
WHITES
MELON DE BOURGOGNE 4. 8. 31. Domaine de la Pepière, Muscadet Sèvre et Maine, “Sur-lie” Loire Valley, France 2008
SAUVIGNON BLANC 5.5 11. 42. Daulny, Sancerre, France 2009
GRÜNER VELTLINER 5.25 10.5 42. Neumayer, Engelberg, Niederösterreich, Traisental Austria 2008
PINOT GRIGIO, SAUVIGNON BLANC CHARDONNAY & FRIULANO 6. 12. 48. Zuani, Collio, Italy 2008
CHARDONNAY 7.25 14.5 58. Vincent Girardin, 1er Cru, Les Cloux, Burgundy France 2005
CHARDONNAY 6.5 13. 51. Mt.Eden Vineyards, Saratoga Cuvée, Santa Cruz Mtns., CA 2007
CHENIN BLANC 4.75 9.5 38. Clos de la Briderie, Clos de Volagré, Montlouis sure Loire, Loire Valley, France 2008
ROSÉ
ROSÉ OF GRENACHE & SYRAH 4. 8. 30. L'Hortus, Coteaux du Languedoc, France 2009
REDS
PINOT NOIR 6. 12. 48. Domaine d'Ardhuy, “Les Combottes,” Côte de Beaune Villages, Burgundy, France 2007
PINOT NOIR 6.75 13.5 54. Freeman, Russian River, CA 2007
GRENACHE, SYRAH & CINSAULT 4.75 9.5 36. Domaine des Tours, Vaucluse, Rhone France 2007
TEMPRANILLO 6. 12. 47. Maurodos, Primo, Toro, Spain 2007
CABERNET FRANC 6. 12. 48. Domaine de Pallus, Les Pensées de Pallus, Chinon, Loire Valley, France 2007
CABERNET SAUVIGNON 5.25 10.5 42. Broadside, Margarita Vineyard, Paso Robles, CA 2008
SYRAH 6.5 13. 52. Broc Cellars, Dry Stack Vineyard, Bennett Valley, CA 2006
ZINFANDEL 6.25 12.5 50. Unti, Dry Creek Valley, CA 2007


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