I ask Cuco how The Verne Club gets illegal, over-proof alcohol like absinthe through the fine-toothed comb of Argentine customs.
They also brought labor unions, anarchism, socialism, and, of course, absinthe.
There is something about being in Captain Nemo's Nautilus that makes the absinthe taste even better.
The absinthe ban lasted until 2010, when Articulo 1123 was ever-so-quietly repealed.
Again, the guys share their glass of absinthe—perhaps because they must remain alert for the next twenty hours of distillation.
In France, it has been added fraudulently to absinthe, to improve its colour.
The man grasped the proffered glass and swallowed, choking, the absinthe.
"I've just been opalizing your absinthe for you," he laughed, as we sat down.
It is called by Puller, with great glee, an "absinthe gummy."
Certain alpine species are the flavouring ingredient in absinthe.
also absinth, alcoholic liqueur distilled from wine mixed with wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium), 1842, from French absinthe, "essence of wormwood," from Latin absinthum "wormwood," from Greek apsinthion, perhaps from Persian (cf. Persian aspand, of the same meaning). The plant so called in English from c.1500 (Old English used the word in the Latin form).