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I Drank Absinthe

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Well, it was not last nyt (lol nyt in place of night lmao) It was kinda like..10 years ago, first time away from my house only with friends, tons of alcohol and myself thinking "I...
    CrazyLJoker CrazyLJoker 22-25, M Jul 13

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    I first drank alcohol when I graduated in High School.
    nothingme nothingme 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I had alcoholic wine at holy communion the other day - such a rebel! I hope the cops don't get me ;D
    TheFemaleSimpleton TheFemaleSimpleton 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    Terrible experience I felt like exploding for 1 hour, yet I just dumped a lot of waste after 4 hours and I felt relieved a lot.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I started drinking very young.Feeling lost and alone doing what the crowd does.I noticed I felt away from problems when drunk and started drinking everytime I felt bad,so if I felt...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Sugar free cola. Still I felt like a carbonated balloon for two days. No more.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Jul 20

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    I was 10 yrs old. This was in school too lol. I didnt know it was wine i just dont listen. I attended a Church of England primary school for years five and six. It was nearly...
    ssaaraahh ssaaraahh 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I was in school. Sophomore year. The homie hoooked me up wit a bottle of mountain dew and lean in it and i was so turnt. I loved the feeling of it. I was soooo chill. Being high on...
    vegasboi vegasboi 16-17, M Jul 22

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    just had my first drink of alcohol last night with my sister! strawberry rum and juice
    valbunny valbunny 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 22

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    My first drink was when I was 6 or even younger! Because my mom and older sisters would always drink around the house and just leave them in the table or counter top and I just...
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Chef beat me to the best and shortest explanation: "There's a time and a place for everything, children. It's called college."
    rasputinoob rasputinoob 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    Don't say you didn't, we were all teenagers once and liked alcohol, we all liked partying with a bottle of beer in our hand.
    Classjenny Classjenny 41-45, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Went to the shop, bought mouthwash WITH alcohol in it and I wasn't asked for ID...totally tricked them 😏
    TheFemaleSimpleton TheFemaleSimpleton 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Well the law here in Sweden says that you have to wait until you're 18... But yea i didn't even wait until I got 18 to have my first drink
    Jessoka Jessoka 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago