In celebration of World Absinthe Day (March 5), we’ve decided to test your knowledge on this mystical liqueur…
From what it's made from and how to drink it, to pop culture references, we want to see how much you really love absinthe. You never know, by the end you may even see a green fairy or two!
The traditional method of drinking absinthe is to enjoy it in its diluted form, ideally diluted via an absinthe fountain. The serve is simple: place the spoon over a filled glass of absinthe with the sugar cube on it and sit it underneath one of the taps on the fountain. Slowly drip water over the sugar until it has dissolved. True or False?
Which of these ingredients can be found in absinthe?
In the 2004 film, EuroTrip, Jenny, Scott, Cooper and Jamie drink absinthe in which European city?
1. Amsterdam, Netherlands
2. Bratislava, Slovakia
3. Bucharest, Romania
4. Paris, France
Legend has it that if you drink enough absinthe, you will hallucinate and you’ll be able to see a flying green fairy. Is it True or False?
It has been proved that absinthe contains no hallucinogenic or psychosis inducing compounds.
In Australia, absinthe sold must not exceed the alcohol volume of 65%. True or False?
There are numerous absinthe’s available which exceeds the alcohol volume of 65%. Majority of which are 70%.
Which Australian actress played The Green Fairy in the 2001 romance film Moulin Rouge!?
1. Dannii Minogue
2. Kylie Minogue
3. Nicole Kidman
4. Rose Byrne
What has a higher alcohol percentage, Xenta Superior Absinthe or Bacardi 151 Rum?
1. Bacardi 151 Rum
2. Xenta Superior Absinthe
Bacardi 151 Rum has an alcohol volume of 75.50% whereas Xenta Superior Absinthe has 70%.
What is the most expensive absinthe in Australia?
All 8 questions completed!