Hellooooo from Japan
Posted 12 August 2011 - 12:09 AM
Posted 12 August 2011 - 12:29 AM
Posted 12 August 2011 - 01:37 AM
Posted 12 August 2011 - 02:29 AM
Suntory used to make Hermes Absinthe a few years back.
Of particular interest to me is if the Japanese brew Absinthe as it a bit prohibitive to have it sent over the pond.
There are a few imported absinthes available in Japan, but mainly in Tokyo or online. Do you know Bar Tram in Tokyo? They probably have the best range in Japan, and many of us who have been to Boveresse or the Absinthiades in the last few years have met Rogerio and Ito from there.
Posted 12 August 2011 - 03:53 AM
..... i stand before you (Alan) in awe.......
Edited by rammer, 12 August 2011 - 03:18 PM.
Posted 12 August 2011 - 04:20 AM
In the meantime, I'll have to print up some more "herbal cooking oil" labels and have some friends relabel the bottles and ship over a few (we have access to USPS via the FPO system) I'll have to have it shipped parcel post so it goes via surface ship - the last time, it was sent via Priority and tragically, the Vieux Carre's cork pushed out due to the pressure during flight. It made for a great smelling box...though I near cried at the loss.
Edited by Raqdoll, 12 August 2011 - 04:21 AM.
Posted 12 August 2011 - 04:26 AM
Posted 12 August 2011 - 04:35 AM
I mis-read that as "ALL the absinthe crooks and trannies*"
....it is always amazing how Alan knows ALL the absinthe nooks and cranies all over the world....
Yes, I know them too.
* Am I allowed to say that? Hopefully I didn't offend anyone.
Posted 12 August 2011 - 04:48 AM
Ya know, we're not nearly as repressive as some folks would have you believe.
Welcome to the Forum, Raqdoll.
Posted 12 August 2011 - 05:16 AM
Posted 12 August 2011 - 06:58 AM
Yes, I'm Krinkles the Clown on
an absinthe a beer bender.
You got a problem with that?
Posted 12 August 2011 - 07:01 AM
....it is always amazing how Alan knows ALL the absinthe crooks and grannies all over the world....
Posted 12 August 2011 - 07:20 AM
Posted 12 August 2011 - 08:02 AM
"Anti-alcoholics are unfortunates in the grip of water, that terrible poison, so solvent and corrosive that out of all substances, it has been chosen for washing and scourings, and a drop of water, added to a clear liquid like Absinthe, muddies it."
Posted 12 August 2011 - 08:44 AM
Now twenty people got to squeeze inside the same bathtub, so it ain't all bad. ~Tank Girl
If you're riding my ass, you'd best be pulling my hair.
Posted 12 August 2011 - 09:23 AM
A little technological fix to a spiritual problem.
Posted 12 August 2011 - 10:18 AM
I start to feel like I am in an existentialist play written by a person with multiple personality disorder...
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." -- Philip K. Dick
"I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart." -- ee cummings
Posted 12 August 2011 - 02:11 PM
I popped into a Suntory liquor store last summer and inquired about absinthe, the man gave me a smile and said 'No Absinthe' I got the feeling it wasn't the first time he'd been asked about it.
Thank you all for the welcome!
Posted 13 August 2011 - 08:50 AM
If you want thujone, fuck off and go eat sage ~ Ron
"Let's louche these bitches up and party!" ~ Fingerpickinblue
Posted 14 August 2011 - 05:51 AM
"We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark, and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight"
Posted 14 August 2011 - 06:38 AM
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