Tastes: The Green Fairy
Issue: September 30, 2007
Like many people, the first thing Ted Breaux heard about absinthe was that it was the green liqueur that made people go insane. Unlike most people, though, Breaux is an environmental chemist, so he began digging into the true composition of the so-called green fairy.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 16, 2007.