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Numerology information Absinthe:
Name Number: 6 Meaning: Home, Family, Love, Balance, Harmony, Help, Warmth, Social justice
Definition funny of Absinthe:
A supposedly narcotic spirit which originated in the 17th century and became popular during the turn of the century in Europe and further popularized by famous artists and writers. Absinthe has an opaque green color with a licorice aroma and a high alcohol content, typically containing anise, artemesia pontica, melissa, fennel, hyssop and lemonbalm; some immitation absinthes contain the original controversial ingredient wormwood, which contains the neurotoxin thujone. Immitation absinthes, despite manufacturers claims, have only a general similarity with absinthes drank a century ago. The historically romanticized drink was Pernod Fils, a French Absinthe, which contained wormwood, and the exact recipe of which was never known. However, in 2004 It was painstakingly resurrected by microbiologist Ted Breaux, who owned two original bottles, and formed a private company selling limited batches of the real thing.
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world." - Oscar Wilde
Absinthe is a herbal spirit, typically of green colour, and it contains the active agents of a herb called wormwood or vermouth (artemisia absinthium). In a newspaper ad of 1769 the two Henriod sisters from Neuchatel, Switzerland, advertised their remedy "Bon Extrait d'Absinthe" which consisted of alcohol, wormwood, aniseed, lemon balm and other herbs. This formula was later distributed by a certain Dr. Ordinaire – and the success story of the "Green Fairy" was born. Around the year 1800 the formula was sold to Mr. H. L. Pernod of Pontarlier, France, where a minor production line was started and helped Pernod to gain a fame that lasted until our present time. During the Algier War in the 19th century France made use of the inciting effects of Absinthe and provided the Soldiers with regular rations of the liquor. The veterans who had survived this war soon pushed the production output from 400 liters daily (appr. 90 gallons) to more than 20.000 liters (appr. 5.000 gallons) a day and more. Absinthe distilleries started to spread all over France like mushrooms. However, artists and intellectuals of those times were the ones especially devoted to Absinthe. Many great works of contemporary art owe their existence to the inspiring effects of the spirit. Great names like Baudelaire, Manet, Verlaine, Rimbaud, Oscar Wilde, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, van Gogh, Gauguin and Picasso are found among these early adepts of Absinthe. For different reasons around 1910 the total turnover of Absinthe distribution had reached immeasurable peaks. Many distilleries made use of low-grade alcohol which in some not too rare cases caused blindness among the consumers. These irresponsible dealings with the drink finally resulted in the prohibition of Absinthe in (almost) all countries of Europe by the year 1920. Since in 1981 (and again in 1998) the European Community has returned to legalizing the production and distribution of Absinthe, the cult around this drink has experienced a true revival. Starting from London, Absinthe is about to conquer the club & party scene and leaves them all plunging back into the euphory of the 19th century.
"Absinthe is yummy"
Referred to as "the green fairy" due to it's green coloring. Used by many famous authors and artists including Hemingway, Wilde, and Picasso. Causes hallucination and severe drunkenness. Traditionally taken with a cube of sugar and an absinthe spoon but you should drink it any way you can get it down. Very strong.
Wow that shot of absinthe tasted horrible but it's totally worth it! Whooooaaa! :falls down stairs:
Contrary to popular beleif, absinthe is a strong alcoholic beverage that WILL NOT make you hallucinate or see faries. due to its high alcohol % it will just fuck you up and get you really drunk. most people have never had absinthe make posts on UD cuz they saw euro trip.
Songs about Absinthe:
Absinthe Party At The Fly Honey Warehouse by Minus The Bear from the Album Highly Refined Pirates
Absinthe Party at the Fly Honey Warehouse by Minus The Bear from the Album Acoustics II
The Absinthe-Minded Gypsy by Adrian Raso & Fanfare Ciocarlia from the Album Devil's Tale
Absinthe With Faust by Cradle Of Filth from the Album Nymphetamine
Absinthe by I-Doser.com from the Album Recreational Simulations 2
Absinthe (Remastered LP Version) by Duke Ellington Orch. from the Album Duke Ellington: The Reprise Studio Recordings
Absinthe Dreams by Way Out West from the Album Don't Look Now
Books about Absinthe:
Taming the Vampire (Blood and Absinthe Book 1) by Chloe Hart (Aug 5, 2011)
The Absinthe Cloud (LePage/Dupuy Book 1) by Timothy Everhart (Jul 28, 2012)
Absinthe & Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously by William Gurstelle (Jun 1, 2009)
Absinthe Cocktails by Kate Simon and Lara Ferroni (Oct 6, 2010)
Absinthe: History in a Bottle by Barnaby Conrad III (Feb 1, 1997)
Absinthe: The Myths, Science and Drinks by The New York Times (Jan 15, 2013)
Imbibe!: From Absinthe Cocktail to Whiskey Smash, a Salute in Stories and Drinks to "Professor" Jerry Thomas,... by David Wondrich and Dale DeGroff (Nov 6, 2007)
Movies about Absinthe:
Absinthe 2011 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 10 mins Starring: T.A. Breaux, Claude-Alain Bugnon, et al. Directed by: Christopher Buddy
Absinthe 2007 - Runtime: 1 hr 10 mins Starring: Barnaby Conrad, III, Marie-Claude Delahaye, et al. Directed by: Chris Buddy
Absinthe Films Dopamine Combo Snowboard DVD -
Absinthe Ready Snowboard DVD -
Absinthe Films - Futureproof, a 16mm Snowboarding Film -
kidsKNOW distribution Absinthe Resonance - DVD One Color, One Size - Runtime: 44 mins
Man on Fire Unrated - Runtime: 1 hr 26 mins Starring: Scott Glenn, Jonathan Pryce, et al. Directed by: Elie Chouraqui
Wiki information Absinthe:
Absinthe is historically described as a distilled, highly alcoholic beverage. It is an anise-flavoured spirit derived from botanicals, including the flowers and leaves of Artemisia absinthium, together with green anise, sweet fennel, and other...
Absinthe is a play by Wayne Harrison.