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Celebrities who make or launch spirits

 TAGS:The world of gastronomy is increasingly linked to actors or singers who decide to have their own cellars to make wine or elaborate spirits or sell them under their name. 

It is always an important marketing strategy that makes many people to buy this drink always under the name of a famous person. We have some remarkable examples, such as Marilyn Manson, known for leading the industrial rock band of the same name, which promoted a famous absinthe liqueur

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Cannabis absinthe, the new fashion drink

 TAGS:Ernest Hemingway, Oscar Wilde and Pablo Ruiz Picasso have many things in common, besides being a fundamental part of the latest Woody Allen film "Midnight in Paris" script, which won an Oscar for its originality. It is said that the 3 of them shared a passion for the green devil which made its way inside their minds leaving them momentarily blank.

Absinthe has been banned and prohibited in many circles and countries. Today is not yet permitted in some states of USA and yet the demand does not stop and indeed evolves, for example in its cannabis variety, which blends them both together in the same bottle. What an explosive cocktail.

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Cocktails with absinthe

 TAGS:Cocktails with absinthe are very striking because of the diversity of colours, its alcoholic strength and aniseed aromas. And the main beverage of these cocktails, absinthe, is one of the best known and controversial European liquors in the world.

Used by poets and bohemians in France in the nineteenth century to find inspiration until its production was banned in 1915, it was originally used for medicinal purposes and sold in pharmacies. In ancient Greece it was used to treat malaria and jaundice. Absinthe has also been nicknamed "Fée Verte" or Green Fairy.