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  • n  strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise

  • Hill's Absinth is 70% alcohol and has a distinctly Czech taste: less anise, a bit more peppermint than most varieties.
  • In its early stages absinthe produces an agreeable feeling of intoxication.
  • War has not been kind to the descendants of Henri-Louis Pernod, that Frenchman who in 1797 gave to the world the aperitif known as absinthe.

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