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I Drank Absinthe

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    In Germany...

    a long time ago, in galaxy far, far, away......while we were stationed there a group of friends and i would hit the local bar and get our absinthe fix...   ....i have a bottle of it at home now, oddly enough, when my son was taking all my liquor last spring that was one of...
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy 46-50, M 4 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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    Me Too

    Honestly there isn't much that I haven't tried, homemade moonshine I would have to say was the harshest, but I really am not a scotch person at all, I hate the after taste.
    wolflady5 wolflady5 46-50, F 2 Responses May 14, 2008

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    NOLA Haze

    I just came back from New Orleans for a gaming convention with my boyfriend and his wife. We stayed at the Hotel Monteleone and they have a bar in the hotel . It is called the Carousel Bar and is just what it sounds like;a bar that is a carousel and the bar itself slowly moves...
    projectingexperience projectingexperience 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 21, 2011

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    I Loved It

    for about a 1/2 hr I felt more powerful than god.  Coupled with Mary Jane it is really interesting.  I like
    purepotential purepotential 36-40, M Jan 8, 2008

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    I Got Wasted!

    I have drank it a few times, alot when I was in Italy, my brother brought back 6 bottles from prague so I robbed a half one and got sooo wasted, I was way too drunk to be in public haha, good times though, but the taste sucks!
    NiRiada NiRiada 22-25, F Mar 12, 2008

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    I'll Pass

    **** nasty kids... i dont want that curse to be bestowed on anyone. =/ -JB
    Doxtah Doxtah 26-30, M May 1, 2011

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    Drowning In the Green Sea.

    My closest and oldest friend comes from a wild family of bohemians, who I adore. So naturally they were drinkers of absinthe, sugar cube and all. It was with them I first drank it, and despite not being a huge fan of the flavour, had a wonderful time. The green fairy and I are...
    DelilahIsDead DelilahIsDead 18-21, F Jan 17, 2009

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    Blew Our Heads Off!!

    I drank it when I was 14 i think me and some friends damn i got sooo wasted and puked everywhere lmao
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 12, 2008

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    I Was Never So Drunk

    The alcohol gave me the worst hangover ever. The next day was a complete write off. I couldn't even hold down a glass of water. Nasty!
    curiousblogger curiousblogger 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2011

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    Too Much

    Drank too much of it, got really drunk and woke up in a puddle of vomit on the floor... **** did seem greener for a bit there, might have been a placebo effect though.
    fraggleroq fraggleroq 26-30, M May 30, 2012

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    I Met the Green Fairy In Montreal

    It was late summer 2003 and I had a business trip/vacation in Montreal.  Gorgeous city, gorgeous people, great clubs on Rue Ste. Catherine!! I saw Absynthe on the drink menu and had to order it.  You haven't lived til you try it I thought so I did.  Mind you I can...
    Roaring20s Roaring20s 41-45, M 12 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    I Loved It

    for about a 1/2 hr I felt more powerful than god.  Coupled with Mary Jane it is really interesting.  I like
    purepotential purepotential 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 8, 2008

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    La FéE Verte

    The Green Fairy...panacea of dubious reputation, her virtues extolled by the famous and infamous, from Poe to Van Gogh. A seductress to be treated with the utmost respect as I was soon to discover. On a brittle, winter evening long ago, Northern Japan lay buried under a heavy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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    La Fée Verte

      The Green Fairy...panacea of dubious reputation, her virtues extolled by the famous and infamous, from Poe to Van Gogh. A seductress to be treated with the utmost respect as I was soon to discover.    On a brittle, winter evening long ago, Northern Japan...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Dec 29, 2009

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    Under The Influence Of Six Degrees

    I was once at my frinds house and we were waiting for some more friends to come over. When I got there I had a case of Six Degrees absinthe (www.sixdegreesbev.com) . We chilled them in the freezer for an hour, then we put them in the fridge. So while waiting, my friend and I...
    Absinthemindedd Absinthemindedd 22-25, M Nov 14, 2010

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    Because...

    When I reach a certain stage of a night out drinking, I will drink whatever is given to me.  The first time I drank it was on my 21st Birthday, me and my friends went for a day shopping, got off the bus and headed into our regular.  There were a group of guys there and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 20, 2008

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    And Wasn't Impressed

    I'm guessing whatever you get in the liquor stores now is a pale imitation of the 19th century stuff...had to try though.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 23, 2011

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    The Green Fairy

    Oh lord...How can such pure green liquid of thyne could dazzle mine sight? How did it suddenly took over  the control all my brain cells; sip after sip, leaving a sweet pain behind all the way from my mouth down to my stomach. Not more than 4 shots of the sweet...
    gpinusa gpinusa 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2008

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    The Green Evil ...

    Well, I drank it when I was in Germany. One of my friends there is a car racer and one of his fav hobbies is collecting alcohol drinks. He offer me this green fairy (pure) lol and later put caramel in it .. (better) I had not finished bc it tasted not so nice .. (for me) lol
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2009

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    An Experience In Itself

    My only recollection of trying the green liquid is when I was a student who joined a house party in Scotland. All well and good until I was passed a large shot glass containing absinthe which being a student I downed in one go. What follows I have no idea! I can only imagine I...
    Amazonitex Amazonitex 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2013

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    Absinthe..

    Last night,,I finished My project making absinthe flavored toothpicks,with some absinthe I had and some toothpicks I had too
    DemonicMonica DemonicMonica 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    I Loved It

    for about a 1/2 hr I felt more powerful than god.  Coupled with Mary Jane it is really interesting.  I like
    purepotential purepotential 36-40, M 5 Responses Jan 8, 2008

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    Crazy Czech!

    the first time was my freshmen year of college. my roommate was from czech. she always had a very large supply of absinthe. so i guess you could say it was my first through a dozen times. after that year i went to czech republic with her. this was the first time i was...
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    Delirium ^_^

    I went to Delirium in Brussels and had my first taste of Absinthe. It was so good I went back 30 minutes later for another €5 shot! The night was great but the morning not so much, not because of a hangover, but because I couldn't get this guy to stop chasing me through the...
    daydreamingsky daydreamingsky 22-25, F Sep 17, 2011

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    Quite Often...

    I've got a bottle in my kitchen cabinet right now. 90%! It's good stuff!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 18, 2008

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    With The Devil?

    There is a great poem in my country by one of our best poets - How he drank absinthe with the DEVIL - THE DEVIL INVITED HIM AT HIS HOME AND THEY DRANK ABSINTHE. Discussed politics and science.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 1 Response Dec 24, 2009

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    Well It Wasn't All I Expected.. But Still Fun.

    I just noticed that I had "I Drank Absinthe" down as a goal.. but I actually did this a couple of weeks ago at a 20s party at the local bar. The drink I had was basically absinthe topped with champagne, and let me tell you it was NOT good! It tastes just like licorice, like...
    NovemberBlue NovemberBlue 22-25, F Nov 21, 2010

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    Absine Lucid With 100 Percent Wormwood

    Hi to all,  This is an incredible spirit, i drink it all the time and  its better then ecstasy.  my sex drive is unreal when i drink this stuff my missus always complaints that it makes me to horny. good for her ay. WHAT A DRINK.    
    fatttybumba fatttybumba 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 1, 2009

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    Mmm Absinthe

    I once drank absinthe when i was in temple bar in dublin. burned the mouth off me but was lovely going down got crazy pissed
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 20, 2008

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    Bit Scary

    Gave me a weird form of tunnel vision for about an hour...never mind releasing the mind, it does a good job on your senses as well...lol
    mikemcneil mikemcneil 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 10, 2008

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    Interesting, But Not Unusual

    I first met The Green Fairy on a visit to Mexico, before its recent re-legalization in the US.  I like the taste, and the louche with water is fun, but I can't say it had any more effect than any other high-alcohol liqueur like Grand Marnier.  I've had tequilas that...
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 2 Responses May 11, 2008

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    They Sell It In London, Paris, and Italy

    Tried it a few times, just a shot at a time - really didn't see the effect... I've been worse with Sambuca, Ouzo, and vodka.
    DoneWEP DoneWEP 46-50, M Mar 21, 2008

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    Not Too Bad

    Didnt have a bad taste to it, however i know it really ***** you up LOL, gives you a nice smooth buzz.
    siggy10 siggy10 31-35, M Oct 21, 2009

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    So, Where Is The Green Fairy?

    The most absinthe I have had at one time was 4 glasses. My brother and I sat around one night and nearly polished off a whole bottle doing that. About half way through the third glass I lost all feeling in my face and throat, but never did see the Fairy. Seriously though, it is...
    Rainman498 Rainman498 41-45, M Apr 4, 2012

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    The Green Fairy.

    i had to do it when given the chance, because oscar (wilde) did, and i love him so. it was a sort of trippy feeling, but i don't think i had enough to really see its full potential. then again, i have a fairly high tolerance for most things. ::shrug::
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 16 Responses Jan 8, 2008

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    With Wormwood

    I have not, but I will someday. Just gotta know for myself what Van Gogh saw in it.
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 17, 2011

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    I got so blazin' on absinthe

    that I accidentally put my friends head through the wall of the pub where I was working at the time. Absinthe does horrible things to good people.
    wilsey11 wilsey11 22-25, M Jan 20

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    What The?! a Block Party!

    i first time i drank Absinthe, it was on my friends birthday and his dad baught him a bottle from over seas, i took three shots, killed a quarter bottle of crown, smoked two bowls of salvia and finished the night off with two philly xl's.. it was a tight experience!!
    yourherox yourherox 19-21, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I wanted to know what genuine absinthe was like. It's not like a standard drunk experience where you're sloshing and stumbling around, nor is it hallucinogenic. Basically, it...
    SnowCrow SnowCrow 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Lol I me and couple of other people drank a bottle of vadka with cranberry juice omg **** didn't got right cause we all drank it in nutrition
    noelol noelol 13-15, M Dec 4

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    My dad was a referee at a match, so he took me along and I drank from the winning cup .. Pissed at the age of ten :-) it wasn't his fault.. I got to the cup before he found out...
    Onefrog1979 Onefrog1979 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 2

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    drank some when I was 3, 11, and 16, and last summer
    dksl14 dksl14 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    I haven't drank that much in years! I can hardly remember anything. I remember getting into a taxi with friends to go back to mine, and then remember inviting the neighbours over...
    BrokenHeartedOlicityShipper BrokenHeartedOlicityShipper 70+, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Oh boy! I drank way to much last night!! To the point my body could no longer contain all the alcohol and involuntarily spit it back up :-/
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's Friday don't give a **** bout to turn the **** up. And message a bunch of people lets see how this works out xD
    trevorlane trevorlane 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    It's true. I'm 30 years old and I've politely declined every opportunity thus far to get drunk, smoke a joint, or light a cigarette ... and believe me, there have been several...
    sls84 sls84 26-30, F Nov 23

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    It's true. I'm 30 years old and I've politely declined every opportunity thus far to get drunk, smoke a joint, or light a cigarette ... and believe me, there have been several...
    sls84 sls84 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Actually I was drinking regularly by age 10.
    pasteque720 pasteque720 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 4

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    The only ones I've ever taken a drink of is wine, which I personally find really gross. And rum, rum tastes okay, it's better with ginger ale or something, it tastes like cupcakes...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    That feeling when you're drinking to much and all of a sudden you're head starts feeling dizzy and you realize you're starting to feel the buzz... Best feeling evah.
    AyaAya123 AyaAya123 18-21, M a week ago

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