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Absinthe – on special at the drinkshop…

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A few days ago I posted about Absinthe and how it is rather misunderstood in the world today. Well if you read that post, and were not sure where to buy Absinthe (especially here in the UK) outside of the supermarkets (let’s face it they don’t really stock the good stuff) then today is your lucky day…

As you all most likely know, www.thedrinkshop.com is one of my favourite go-to websites for cocktail related products (be it alcohol or mixers or garnishes or glassware) and right now they are offering up to 25% off their entire range of Absinthes… there are some wonderful brands on the offer too including:

–          La Maison Fontaine

–          Le Fee Parisienne

And

–          Nemesinthe

Not to mention the many other bottles they offer (including miniatures for those of you looking to test out the spirit or look for nice little treats for your friends)…

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Pop over to their Absinthe Offer Section and peruse their stocks, then stop back here and let me know what you think. Is your favourite on offer? Do you have a favourite not on the list? How do you drink yours? All these things are interesting for both me and my readers…

Also why not take a moment to check over my little post on absinthe if you haven’t already, your thoughts and views are greatly appreciated!

Please note: I am in no way affiliated with www.thedrinkshop.com I just like the site and like the offers. Sharing them might help someone out and that’s the best thing about the internet no?!

Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder…

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Hallucinations, and fairies… That was the old stories anyway 😛
Picture courtesy of: http://www.lastwordonnothing.com

The green fairy, a hallucinogenic of epic proportions, the gateway to terror and abysmal behaviour! – These are some of the phrases that have been used to describe the notorious spirit that is Absinthe…

Now there are a lot of myths and legends about this rather odd spirit, some of which are true, but most of which are false and pure hearsay.

But what’s true and how do you know what to expect should you ever encounter it?

Well one thing is for certain: It’s Strong stuff! Most of the brands available in the UK are around 50-70% on average, but here’s the thing; that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy it responsibly!

Absinthe is a wonderful spirit with a rather notorious history, most of which was a result of the post-prohibition backlash, when the spirit was a little ‘rough’ around the edges…

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La Fee: The classic Parisienne Absinthe…

Basically Absinthe is a misunderstood spirit of high quality, great taste and an undervalued part of the cocktail world…

Here are some links to help you better understand Absinthe, some myth busters and of course some Absinthe cocktails!

Enjoy 😀

Myth Busting

Cocktails: Rub of the Green

La Fee: The whole truth and nothing but the truth