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Booze: St. George Absinthe Verte

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The Skinny: St. George Spirits is a distillery founded in 1982 in San Francisco by Jörg Rupf who studied at UC Berkley after receiving a grant from the German Government.  Their Absinthe is a product that does away with the sugar cube and allows drinkers to sip and enjoy the botanical flavors of the Spirit with just a few ice cubes.  It’s made from Brandy, Star Anise, Mint, Wormwood, Lemon Balm, Hyssop, Meadowsweet, Basil, Fennel, Tarragon And Stinging Nettles.

The Good: It’s strong, very flavorful, and I was warm and fuzzy in the tummy.

The Bad: It’s strong, very flavorful, and my brother is missing an ear.  I’m not a fan of stuff that tastes like Black Licorice.

Would you drink it again? No thank you…Plus the hallucinogenic qualities of the Wormwood is a myth.

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!  Just kidding…………………..or am I?

More Info: www.stgeorgespirits.com | You can find it at Bevmo for around 80 bucks.

MJ

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