You are not signed in (Login or Join Free)   |   Help
Sploofus Trivia
Trivia GamesCommunityLeaderboardsTournaments
You are here:  Home  >>  Trivia Quizzes  >>  Beverages  >>  Absinthe - The Green Fairy

Absinthe - The Green Fairy

spergSperg on 02/01/2008

AbsintheTheGreenFairy Photo Absinthe is an anise flavored liquor with an extremely high alcohol content (usually between 50% and 75%) that had been banned in the Western World during the second decade of the 20th century, after heavy users were noted to have a propensity towards madness, suicide and even murder.
This behavior was blamed on the chemical thujone found in the wormwood herb used to make Absinthe.
Though it was vilified, no evidence shows it to be any more dangerous or psychoactive than ordinary alcohol.
Thus, after 95 years, the United States welcomes Absinthe back from exile.
During the heady days of late 19th century Paris, Absinthe was the trademark drink of artists like Degas, Manet, Picasso, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec and Oscar Wilde.
I picked up a bottle the other day - if you like the licorice flavor of Ouzo and Sambuca, you'll like Absinthe.
OK, who's a Green Fairy?
Take this quiz and find out.
10 Questions

Rating:  (8.19/9)
Difficulty:  Challenging
Taken: 124 times

Share Quiz:

Quiz Leaderboard
Player: Level: % Correct: Time to Complete:
Lauramae 167100.00%    87.19 seconds    
Canubas 2100.00%    101.44 seconds    
Finestkind 171100.00%    146.03 seconds    
Didb72 206100.00%    216.56 seconds    
Donsolo 17100.00%    431.64 seconds    
Phitzy1 6690.00%    81.98 seconds    
2pelohoney 18690.00%    101.45 seconds    
Acadiany 5690.00%    159.15 seconds    
Fairykiss 1090.00%    251.20 seconds    
1mks 20890.00%    290.51 seconds    

Comments (3)
Pedospeedo  (Level: 57.1)
Tue, 18th Jun '13 3:58 PM


Xilac  (Level: 17.0)
Wed, 5th Sep '12 5:47 PM

Absinthe doesn't sound safe to consume except in small amounts.

Ellie1  (Level: 173.1)
Mon, 2nd Jan '12 2:17 PM

this was wonderful! THANKS!

Related Quizzes

Absinthe Makes The Heart Grow ...

By Billkozy on 7/16/2008

At The Moulin Rouge!

By Kinkymunkee on 5/20/2007

Quiz Night At The Mucky Duck

By Annamcc on 8/19/2013

The Great Binge

By Stellamirus on 2/1/2009

The Man With The Soles Of Wind

By Azny on 6/29/2009

Games by this Author

Trivia QuizInside The World Of ESPN - A B...

Trivia QuizHighest Paid MLB Players - 2013

KerblunkA Confederacy Of Dunces Charac...

Trivia QuizAll Things Rock (On A Film Roll)

Trivia QuizMockingbird - The Story Of Har...

Copyright © 2003-2016 Sploofus Holdings LLC.  All rights reserved.
Legal Notice & Privacy Statement  |  Link to Sploofus