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Swinging with the Faerie
Absinthe
by MInd Guerilla
Citation:   MInd Guerilla. "Swinging with the Faerie: An Experience with Absinthe (exp18766)". Erowid.org. Feb 8, 2003. erowid.org/exp/18766

 
DOSE:
T+ 0:00
2 oz oral Absinthe (liquid)
  T+ 0:30 2 oz oral Absinthe (liquid)

BODY WEIGHT: 260 lb


I have read as many articles if not more than the average consumer of the green fairy, and come to the conclusion that most of you folks have yet to procure a first rate sample of a true absinthe.

I have tried Swills (Hills) absinth and at first, thought this was a good find, however upon further tests and comparisons I have come to the conclusions that Sebor is head and shoulders above the rest. NO, I am not a sales rep for Sebor, however I have been a fairly steady consumer and patron of this outstanding liquid for about three years now. It truly is a mellow buzz, not like getting hit over the head with a club, like a lot of you seem to like your departures from the every day.

I suggest that a 2 oz dose of Sebor added to about 1 tsp. of sugar dissolved in a little water, than topped off with about 6 or 8 oz very cold water will make an ideal drink.

As I sit and type this, I am on my second glass. I find the effects to be quite similar to a small toke of decent herb. But with a very pleasant over tone of anise and other subtle herbal undertones.

The addition of the sugar takes a bit of the edge off of the bitter under pinning of the wormwood. But even that is not over whelming, but adds to the complex nature of the whole experience.

Exp Year: 2002ExpID: 18766
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Feb 8, 2003Views: 31,526
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