The green fairy also known as Absinthe is making a come back. The liquor itself is a licorice drink that burns the back of the throat, and leaves a delicious sweetness to savor. The way to drink Absinthe is to place an Absinthe spoon over a glass with Absinthe on the bottom. On the spoon, place a sugar cube, and then drizzle water over the spoon until the sugar cube dissolves.
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