1. Absinthe - Wikipedia
Description: Absinthe's popularity grew steadily through the 1840s, when it was given to French troops as a malaria preventive, and the troops brought home their taste for it. Absinthe became so popular in bars, bistros, cafés, and cabarets by the 1860s that the hour of 5 p.m. was called l'heure verte ("the green hour").
2. Does Absinthe Really Cause Hallucinations? | HowStuffWorks
Description: Not absinthe's fault, technically speaking. Absinthe does have a very high alcohol content — anywhere between 55 and 75 percent alcohol by volume, which equates to about 110 to 144 proof. It makes whiskey's standard 40 percent (80 proof) seem like child's play, which is why absinthe is supposed to be diluted.
3. Buy Absinthe - Drink Absinthe - Absinthes.com
Description: Absinthe Gustave harks back to absinthe's origins as a herbal elixir.Resurrected from a late 18th century recipe, from around the time that absinthe was first commercialised and transformed from folk remedy to a beverage consumed for pleasure.
4. 7 Ways to Drink Absinthe - wikiHow
Description: How to Drink Absinthe. Absinthe is a formerly banned spirit drink that is made with Artemisia absinthium (wormwood) and other herbs. It is also known as la fée verte (the green fairy). During the 19th century absinthe became a very popular ...
5. The Five Biggest Absinthe Myths - Liquor.com
Description: Absinthe has as many nicknames as it does legends. But the truth is that the high-proof spirit is an important and historic elixir. From the traditional Absinthe Drip to the classic Sazerac, it’s been inspiring artists, writers and, yes, bartenders for more than 200 years.
6. Absinthe | Definition of Absinthe at Dictionary.com
Description: Absinthe definition, a green, aromatic liqueur that is 68 percent alcohol, is made with wormwood and other herbs, and has a bitter, licorice flavor: now banned in most Western countries. See more.
7. Absinthe - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Description: Absinthe is a distilled highly alcoholic drink.It is 45–74% alcohol by volume / 90–148 U.S. proof) beverage. It is an anise-flavoured spirit won from herbs.The herbs including the flowers and leaves of Artemisia absinthium ("grand wormwood"), together with green anise, sweet fennel.. Absinthe has a natural green colour but may also be colourless.
8. Absinthe | Definition of Absinthe by Merriam-Webster
Description: Absinthe definition is - wormwood. Did You Know? 2 [borrowed from French absinthe, going back to Middle French, "wormwood," borrowed from Latin absinthium]: a green or sometimes colorless distilled liquor with high alcoholic content that is flavored with wormwood, anise, and other aromatic herbs (such as fennel) also: a similar liquor that is made without wormwood
9. absinthe | Definition, Effects, & History | Britannica
Description: Absinthe, flavoured distilled liquor, yellowish green in colour, turning to cloudy, opalescent white when mixed with water. Highly aromatic, this liqueur is dry and somewhat bitter in taste. Absinthe is made from a spirit high in alcohol, such as brandy, and marketed with alcoholic content of 68 percent by volume.
10. Absinthe Liquor - Real Absinthe Drink with Wormwood Online
Description: Absinthe Original is the only liquor store to offer a wide selection of varieties of original strong absinthes and plays a considerable part in the revival of the absinthe drink that was enjoyed by so many. There are lots of low quality pseudo absinthe drinks in the market today.