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-- By Jonas in London on Fri, 30 Mar 2007 at 13:26.
What is the best way to drink absinthe? The method described as La Louche seems to be the way any pastis is served. Is it better to drink absinthe in a cocktail, or by setting alight a sugar cube? I first tried absinthe neat.. the taste was raw and it sure it needed something.
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The Buy Absinthe .Net guide has further tips on how to make a glass of absinthe in the traditional French manner, plus some amusing pieces of trivia about the absinthe-drinking culture of the 19th century. The same page also gives recipes for a few classic absinthe cocktails you might want to try. 'Death in the Afternoon' anyone?
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