Barely Legal: American Absinthe Passes the Taste Test

The absinthe revival, which has been on the move for more than a decade, just took a leap forward.

For years, American aficionados of the banned beverage that inspired such artists as Vincent Van Gogh and Marilyn Manson, have made do with quasi-legally imported European brands or, worse yet, near-substitutes made without wormwood, the critical ingredient that gives absinthe its distinctive, biting taste.

Full Story: Wired.

Hmmm… I’m not really buying the “low thujone” theory but this article’s worth a read.

1 Comment

  1. Not buying the “low thujone theory”! Why ever not?

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