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whatdoisay Nov 20, 2008 07:04 PM

Is there any real, wormwood-full, Absinthe available in Montreal?

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  1. rillettes RE: whatdoisay Nov 21, 2008 07:04 AM

    You can buy simul-absinthe at the SAQ, but they don't contain wormwood.
    You can always pick up wormwood at a health-food store and steep it in the absinthe, however, but do you really want to?

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      The Chemist RE: rillettes Nov 21, 2008 02:25 PM

      I was also looking into this as I am planning to host an Absinthe and painting party. Don't ask. I found that it can be ordered on the internet but I don't have the info in front of me now, will post it soon .

    2. porker RE: whatdoisay Nov 22, 2008 02:56 PM

      I think Hill's is a 'real deal' absinthe, but some say very low in thujone - the active by-product of wormwood. SAQ did carry it

      but I haven't seen it in awhile.
      If you google absinthe in canada, you can find sources that will ship here

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        edpernod RE: whatdoisay Nov 26, 2010 09:12 PM

        Yes , since about a year : Clandestine,K├╝bler and Taboo hit the SAQ shelves

        I hope that it help

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