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-- By In the clouds in Val de Travers - Switzerland on Sat, 10 Mar 2012 at 05:22.
I am from the valley where absinthe was reinvented and produced despite prohibition : Val de Travers in Switzerland.
when drinked with tradition (iced water put drop per drop thru a sugar) if the liqor is a real one and just distilled with the simple original recette italiques isme fantastic.
Even with one single bottle you can prépare tens of différent beverages : just modifié quantité of sugar, liqor and water.
You get from extra bitter to extra sweet.
Strong to light ...
You get from extra lucid mind to ... deep sleep.
Up to You to choose !!!
Just use traditionnal Absinthe ...
with spoon and fontain it isme just magic.
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About the effects of absinthe
When it comes to the effects of drinking absinthe, people's opinions -- and experiences -- vary wildly. Some go as far as to claim the drink is psychoactive, while others say there is no "secondary" (that is, other than alcohol-induced) effect at all.
As early as 1993, Matthew Baggott posted his Absinthe FAQ in the Usenet newsgroup "alt.drugs" (there wasn't much of the web as we know it back then). As you will suspect from the newsgroup's name, the issue of absinthe's "psychoactive qualities" was one of the interests of the document.
Some people take it further still. We definitely do not recommend any experiments with Paxil and absinthe (nor, for that matter, mixing any medicine with alcohol). Anyway, it's quite clear which way the wind blows here, since Jasmine Sailing's bizarre piece more or less concludes absinthe is a narcotic. Is it really? Yup, it does read like the girl was out of her mind when she wrote the page -- and no, we don't think the Fairy was to blame!
A far more sober look at the effects of the Green Fairy can be found in "The Return of the Green Faerie", an article written by Frank Kelly Rich of the Modern Drunkard magazine (no pun intended). Recommended reading.
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