absinthe


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  • noun

Synonyms for absinthe

aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe

strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise

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Carpenter's paraphrases of L'Absinthe (The Absinthe Drinker), 1875-76, make the point: Here the figures--and indeed the entire image--are submerged in a blue haze as though the clouding effect of the drink were materializing, settling over the art.
But what many people don't know, especially outside Switzerland, is that absinthe is also produced here.
95), then pour yourself into a bona fide absinthe bar: Try Literarni Kavarna (Salmovska 16) in Prague, Bar Marsella (Carrer de Sant Pau 65) in Barcelona, or the oh-so-queer Angels Cafe Bar (131 Hurst St.
l If, like Johnny Depp, you're an absinthe fan, get your mitts on a Deco - a bottle of Kronenbourg 1664 lager with a shot of absinthe.
A new packaged product called "Deco," made by Scottish Courage of Edinburgh, Scotland, is designed to allow consumers to mix their own cocktail of lager beer with absinthe.
He said: "When Keith presented me with the remix we both discussed illegal behaviour and became the best of friends over a bottle of Absinthe.
It should be noted that the illegal, mind-altering drink, absinthe, banned in many nations for its hallucinatory qualifies, is made from a different wormwood plant, Artemisia absinthe, If a little psychedelic head-trip is what you're looking for, be aware that absinthe is illegal in most countries and its use carries strict penalties, especially in Europe.
The spirits and liqueurs stolen were specialist items which aren't stocked anywhere else in Coventry and included bottles of the original 70 per cent proof Absinthe, Gold Flake Polish vodka, Polish vodka with spring flowers and Jagermeister herb liqueur from Germany.
In late 19th-century Paris, absinthe was the favored drink of artists and writers.
The recent publication of two excellent novels--Christophe Bataille's Absinthe and Pierre Michon's Masters and Servants (in superb translations by Richard Howard and Wyatt Alexander Mason, respectively)--attests to the fact that, despite this eclipse, contemporary French letters are alive and well.
Van Gogh would drink absinthe to kill the pain, which it sometimes did, although the byproduct of absinthe, in the end, was the same as Meuniere's, & Van Gogh went mad from the worm which, having reached the end of the ear's canal, & having no other alternative, passed into the brain.
10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pernod Absinthe, the first-ever absinthe commercially produced and sold, announced today the re-launch of its original formula.
This code appears to be largely copied wholesale from the private Absinthe 2.
Green dreams poured all night while Lucid's absinthe sends your wishes and biggest secrets into an unknown world of whimsical & dark performances.
Yesterday's highlights The 1m2f handicap at Sandown saw a thrilling finish as 9-2 shot Mountain Range got up to deny 11-4 favourite Absinthe.