"The Raven | Crafted Pour"

"The Raven has always been a favorite of mine. It holds a very special place in my heart. I love to read it. To hear it. To experience it. The longing, the desire, the frantic, desperate need I wanted this drink to embody our narrator and his drive- his foil. Poe, when young, was a voracious drinker. He often drank to excess and also partook of many elicit drugs. But in his later years, he became so sensitive to alcohol that a single glass of champagne had him rolling in the streets, violently ill for days. Brandy was a common drink of his time and place, so I started with that. I looked to witchy symbolism from there. Blackberries are a symbol of great loss and sorrow, and lends our drink a dark hue like that if the Raven. Our narrator has lost his Lenore- and obviously is still reeling from that loss. He is also rather mad- asour Raven friend can attest to. By the end of the poem, our narrator is shrieking at a bird above his door- begging to know if there will ever be a respite from his sorrows. Alyssum- a useful and edible flower that attracts ladybugs- is used as a symbol of that madness.", "undefined", "The Raven",

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The Raven By , May 8, 2009 The Raven has always been a favorite of mine. It holds a very special place in my heart. I love to read it. To hear it. To experience it. The longing, the desire, the frantic, desperate need
I wanted this drink to embody our narrator and
his drive- his foil.

Poe, when young, was a voracious drinker. He
often drank to excess and also partook of many
elicit drugs. But in his later years, he became so sensitive to alcohol that a single glass of
champagne had him rolling in the streets,
violently ill for days.

Brandy was a common drink of his time and
place, so I started with that. I looked to witchy
symbolism from there. Blackberries are a
symbol of great loss and sorrow, and lends our
drink a dark hue like that if the Raven. Our
narrator has lost his Lenore- and obviously is still reeling from that loss. He is also rather mad- asour Raven friend can attest to. By the end of the poem, our narrator is shrieking at a bird above his door- begging to know if there will ever be a respite from his sorrows. Alyssum- a useful and edible flower that attracts ladybugs- is used as a symbol of that madness. The Raven has always been a favorite of mine. It holds a very special place in my heart. I love to read it. To hear it. To experience it. The longing, the desire, the frantic, desperate need I wanted this drink to embody our narrator and his drive- his foil. Poe, when young, was a voracious drinker. He often drank to excess and also partook of many elicit drugs. But in his later years, he became so sensitive to alcohol that a single glass of champagne had him rolling in the streets, violently ill for days. Brandy was a common drink of his time and place, so I started with that. I looked to witchy symbolism from there. Blackberries are a symbol of great loss and sorrow, and lends our drink a dark hue like that if the Raven. Our narrator has lost his Lenore- and obviously is still reeling from that loss. He is also rather mad- asour Raven friend can attest to. By the end of the poem, our narrator is shrieking at a bird above his door- begging to know if there will ever be a respite from his sorrows. Alyssum- a useful and edible flower that attracts ladybugs- is used as a symbol of that madness. Ingredients: - Brandy Or Cognac - Blackberry Brandy Instructions: Add ingredients to a shaker. Add ice and shake briefly until cold. Pour into your glass, up or down, and garnish with alyssum. Seasonal,Themed,Seasonal,Themed,Seasonal,Themed,Seasonal,Themed,Seasonal,Themed,Seasonal,Themed,Seasonal,Themed,blackberry,blackberry brandy,brandy,cognac,sweet vermouth,the Raven,Edgar Allan Poe,Nevermore,Originals