Friends Don't Let Friends Burn Absinthe
Marc Bernhard, a craft absinthe distiller based in Washington, knowns damn well that the green fairy won't make you hallucinate, and he rails against the popular practice in some bars of lighting the sugar cube on fire.
A Gonzo Journey Through Berlin's Absinthe Bars
Berlin has four absinthe bars. I don’t think that’s nearly enough. I decided to visit them in one night to see if I, in not becoming a degenerate, might encourage the building of more.
Next Level Absinthe Tripping Has Always Been Psychosomatic
Lofty 19th century Romantics were really into knocking back absinthe because they believed that it allowed them to transcend the mere mortals of this earth. Sadly, absinthe isn't actually hallucinogenic and any tripping was all in their heads.