Just Really Drunk

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Sorry, Absinthe Trippers: Scientists Say You’re Just Really Drunk | Wired Science from Wired.com
The long-cherished idea that absinthe, an anise-flavored alcoholic beverage with a history of use by artists like Van Gogh and Picasso, is or ever was hallucinogenic might have met its death by data today.

German scientists put old bottles of the substance to the test and found that the liquid is 70 percent alcohol (140 proof) and 0 percent hallucination.

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  1. LindaW

    I can attest to the truth in this study. I have been an absinthe sipper for a little over a year and while delicate and enchanting it only makes one a very clear headed drunk.

    You dont see funny things, you dont find “enlightenment”, you just get very nicely poluteded.

    I have never tested the true drunkeness however as I fall asleep after a 3rd glass ;-)

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