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A Poem for Absinthe Day

March 5th is Absinthe Day. In 2013, Pernod Fils approved the label design for the return of their pre-ban Absinthe original recipe, and the first Absinthe Day was celebrated. Absinthe gained quite an unsavory reputation in the late 19th and … Continue reading

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A Poem for Absinthe Day

March 5th is Absinthe Day. In 2013, Pernod Fils approved the label design for the return of their pre-ban Absinthe original recipe, and the first Absinthe Day was celebrated.  Absinthe gained quite an unsavory reputation in the late 19th and … Continue reading

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A Poem for Absinthe Day

Absinthe gained quite an unsavory reputation in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Its high alcohol content (90 proof or higher) combined with its popularity among adherents of bohemianism, especially artists and writers in Paris, led to its condemnation … Continue reading

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