Friday, 12 April 2013

Absinthe: the Mesmerizing Green Fairy

The Bohemian Realm of Absinthiana.

Absinthiana are the trappings and accessories associated with the drinking of absinthe. Thise anise-flavoured spirit is made from the flowers and leaves of wormwood, green anise, sweet fennel and other herbs. Absinthe has a natural green color and was referred to as the Green Fairy, altough it can also be colourless. Absinthe has a high alcohol level and is normally diluted with water for drinking. It's also very bitter and was often poured into a glass of water over sugar on a perforated spoon...
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