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Accuracy!

-- By  Willow Pearce in  UK on Thu, 21 Mar 2013 at 10:08.

Setting fire to absinthe is something done in the movies not in real life. Americans tend to want to re invent absinthe drinking and preparation. Do it like it was drunk 100 years ago and stop boring us with big screen BS.

 
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The original way to drink absinthe
Drinking absinthe the original way: dilute with chilled water which you slowly pour into your glass over a cube of sugar. Other ways to drink absinthe were invented since the time of this classic promotional poster by Bensa-Dupont. (Picture: Bibliotheque Forney, Paris)


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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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