The Green Fairy

Absinthe, an anise-flavored, emerald green liquor, was created by French doctor Pierre Ordinaire. Using local herbs, most notably wormwood, he concocted a drinkable elixir rumored to be a cure-all for a variety of ailments, including malaria. With a massive wine shortage in France in the late 19th century, absinthe quickly became France‚Äôs most fashionable drink.... Continue Reading →

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