A myth remains in this day and age, Where green fairies fly and addiction and sanity cannot be saved. A bucket of grand wormwood, lemon balm, fennel and mint, With 34 litres of eu-de-vie, calamus, hyssop and you have the legendary absinthe.
What do you think of when it comes to absinthe? Despite popular belief and perhaps some Moulin Rouge inspired folklore, absinthe today seems to be sadly misunderstood. Absinthe is awakening, it’s alluring, and it’s actually really damn good.
Here, to help you clear out some widely-known misconceptions is Dave Whitehead, Absinthe connoisseur extraordinarre and Manager at Polly on Brunswick street in Fitzroy. Hosting a series of interactive, informative and highly interesting Absinthe tasting classes – become a true expert and fan of Absinthe through this 2 hour class!