11 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Absinthe, Answered

Absinthe is a light green, anise-flavored spirit that was once banned for purportedly causing social ills. However, absinthe’s dangerous effects have been largely exaggerated, the realization of which led to the spirit’s revival in the 1990s. Absinthe originated in Switzerland in the late 1700s, and slowly gained popularity across the Western world, but especially in Paris. […]