A bottle of Pernod absinthe.
Nellie Ming Lee
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Grape & Grain by Nellie Ming Lee

All about absinthe, the most mysterious of spirits, and how best to drink it

The highly alcoholic drink was touted as a cure-all in the 18th century, became the bohemian’s favourite tipple, and was banned in 1914 before a rebirth in the 1990s. So what’s all the fuss about?

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A bottle of Pernod absinthe.
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