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Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

For those with an interest in making contact with the Green Fairy.

Location: A Public House or Salon
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Latest Activity: Oct 30

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Preparing your Absinthe

Started by Captain Denvo Pryde. Last reply by Philip Allan Brian Drew Jun 16. 11 Replies

So how does everyone prepare their Absinthe. I typically use a 3.5:1 with a cane sugar cube, and I never flame it. So how does everyone else prepare theirs.Continue

Absinthe Distillery Tours

Started by White City Rippers. Last reply by Robert Stout Aug 9, 2013. 2 Replies

North Shore Distillery, maker of Sirène Absinthe, gives tours!Continue

Where Can I Get a Good Bottle of Absinthe?

Started by White City Rippers. Last reply by S.D. Helfrich Jun 22, 2012. 15 Replies

This question seemed to come up at the Cog of Acceptance, and we would like to bring it up here.  Binny's Beverage Depot carrys several types. We have enjoyed Sirene Absinthe from the local North…Continue

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How to Make Absinthe

Started by Traveler or Drago you pick. Last reply by S.D. Helfrich Feb 11, 2012. 1 Reply

 Absinthe is made with Artemisia absinthium (wormwood) and other herbs. Originally used as a bitter…Continue

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Comment by Annabelle Lee Corvus on January 31, 2014 at 12:12pm

Looks like things have been a little quiet around here.  All off enjoying the green nectar hopefully.  I quite agree with Mr. Carr - as I do try to enjoy every absinthe I have tried.  As it is the ritual, and the sense of timelessness, that I most enjoy. And while I have varied with assorted cocktails made with absinthe, it is always the simple louche that I return to time and time again.

Slainte'

Raven

Comment by Adrian Carr on June 15, 2012 at 11:36am
“A glass of absinthe is as poetical as anything in the world, what difference is there between a glass of absinthe and a sunset.”
- Oscar Wilde
Comment by Adrian Carr on June 6, 2012 at 12:37pm
I think enjoying Absinthe, like so many other things, is subjective. I must be one of those unrefined blockheads that Absinthe/wine connoisseurs roll their eyes and shake their heads about. I try to find something good about each and every louche set before me. At the end of the day it is the Absinthe experience that I enjoy. The lovely way it whips my thoughts into a delicate froth. Some of my best poetry was written with a louche or two on board. I don’t remember the brand of Absinthe I was drinking but I will always remember the verses.
Comment by Mr A. P. Wyrmwood esq. on May 14, 2012 at 11:21am

Very pleased to find this group. I am currently working my way down a bottle of Apsinthion De Luxe, originating in Poland, however I suspect it is not terribly good. anyone else tried this?

Comment by Gordon Harris on March 14, 2012 at 10:59pm

I live on Vancouver Island, and it seems that all the liquor stores sell Absinthe here. Maybe there are more Steampunkers than I thought??

Comment by Gordon Harris on March 14, 2012 at 10:57pm

I bought my first bottle of Absinthe today; I've had it before, but I prefer the kind I bought. It has quite an anise flavour to it, and when I added the water, it didn't turn cloudy as I thought it should have done. Anyway, it was made in the Czech Republic and is in a really skinny bottle!

Comment by Regina Terramour (Black Rose) on October 18, 2011 at 2:06am
I thought the french method brought out a salty taste I didn't care for.
Comment by Regina Terramour (Black Rose) on October 17, 2011 at 2:59pm
I think I rather just shoot it.  Didn't like the french method, bohemian sounds dangerous for a klutz like me.  Maybe not very lady like, but wtf.
 

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