Musset didn't write the way he did because he drank absinthe, instead he drank for the same reason for which he wrote just like that: namely out of despair.
Slovenia isn't exactly the first country one thinks of when it comes to absinthe production. But why not? There is a lot of other good liqour from there and even some mighty fine wines! Their absinthe production isn't large, but it's there...
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Absinthe Supreme from Urbano pleme is the first absinthe to come from Slovenia. It is presented in a good looking, modern kind of olive-oil style bottle with modern looking labels. But is there more to it than fancy packaging?
The Supreme Icon isn't really an absinthe per se but rather a ready made variation of the classic Hemingway cocktail; "Death in the Afternoon". That is - sparkling wine mixed with absinthe.
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Many writers "of old" wrote poems or passages about absinthe. Some drank it, some didn't. Find some of them here as well as reviews and notes on modern books about absinthe.
The Absinthe Poetry section has seen several updates the past days. Poems and information about more authors; Antonin Artaud, Arthur Symons, Francis Saltus Saltus, Florence Folsom and Robert Loveman. Open your mind and have a drink while you enjoy their lyrics.
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