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When I was in Japan they had a drink called

-- By  Mike Tripp in  Bangor, Maine, USA on Fri, 6 Dec 2013 at 16:05.

De Absinthe, WHICH SUPPOSEDLY HAD OPUIM IN IT. IS THIS TRUE?

 
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Absinthe ritual of La Louche
'It is healthy,' declares this classic Absinthe Cusenier poster that depicts a suitably well-fed gent performing the traditional absinthe ritual. The lady at the window is transfixed!


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About the absinthe ritual

Absinthe.se is one reliable website that has a short how-to guide to the classic French ritual. They resolutely condemn (and refuse to provide instructions for) the modern-day "fire method".

Instructions for both rituals -- the traditional French one and the recent fire one -- are available at DrinkNation.com.

 



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