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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.

-August Strindberg, 1886
Tjänstekvinnans Son
(The Son of a Servant)

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Denmark actually has more of an absinthe history than one might think. With several Danish absinthe brands made already in the 1890's and production going on still today.


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Kruts Karport

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Taster Wine A/S
Mixed & Macerated

Denmark had more of an absinthe history than most would think, however for a long time Kruts Karport was rumoured to be one of few places in the world where you could be served an authentic absinthe. Authentic or not, absinthe.se have tasted it and the score isn't quite as striking as the color.

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- absinthe books and poetry -

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.  


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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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