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Absinthe - Absenthe

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There are boozers, who would like to give a warm welcome to all of our new drunks...and future ones that are still out there. so let's get together, have a drink, spam all of our contacts and get snappin :)CHEERS

 

www.flickr.com/photos/airport_sleeper/

AND

www.flickr.com/people/thrujenseyes/ has started a group:

AND

www.flickr.com/photos/lakely/

 

www.flickr.com/groups/boozegroup/

 

And invites you 2 share some tipple+more 4A :)

  

Pour 1 volume of Elixir into an appropriate glass

 

Place the Absinthe spoon over the glass and then a piece of sugar on top of the spoon

 

Pour slowly 5-8 vol. of cold water very slowly over the sugar

 

Sit back

 

Enjoy the view of the Sleeping Beauty a.k.a. Green Fairy

 

Consume the Sleeping Beauty

  

In 1916 at the height of World War I, at a time when prohibition was the cause of the day, Absinthe was outlawed.

 

The case was compounded due to the presence in the plant of a toxic substance: thujone (from wormwood).

 

Famous artists, writers and poets like Picasso, Baudelaire, Hemingway, Degas, Manet, Toulouse-Lautrec and Oscar Wilde all heavily indulged in it. Maybe it was the mystical allure of `The Sleeping Beauty`a.k.a. "The Green Fairy," or maybe it helped inspire their creativity.

   

au.youtube.com/watch?v=40k7SkXi3Rc

 

An alternate view:

 

au.youtube.com/watch?v=ymdscamMQx8

     

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Taken on January 5, 2008