The Wormwood Society Absinthe Association is a non-profit educational and consumer advocacy organization focused on providing current, historically and scientifically accurate information about absinthe, the most maligned and misunderstood drink in history.
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Written by Michael Meyers Thursday, 07 April 2011 01:09
“Nobody Said There Would Be Math!”
Water, water, everywhere, and I didn't stop to think... Ratios? Proof? ABV? How does it all relate, interact, and affect my enjoyment of my absinthe? Well...
It's true. After 95 years, real absinthe is now legally available and being sold inside the United States in bars and stores.
We don't say "legalized" because no laws have changed. It appears that absinthe has been technically legal since the 1960s, possibly as early as the 1930s. What happened?
Recently Wormwood Society founder and maker of Marteau Absinthe , Gwydion Stone, was seen on Small Screen Network on Natalie Bovis' Inspired Sips With The Liquid Muse.
|by Tara Dooley, Copyright 2010 Houston Chronicle|
|12 February 2010|
Absinthe is a drink that takes its time. It's nearly impossible to knock one back.
There's the delivery: A sugar cube is placed on a delicately serrated spoon suspended over a cocktail glass. Absinthe is poured over the sugar into the glass. Then ice water slowly drips over the sugar and into the glass, turning the clear or green spirit to a cloudy white...
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A Classic Cocktail
Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930