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Lucid vs. authentic absinthe

-- By  Marco in  Dublin on Tue, 13 Nov 2007 at 13:17.


"And yes, Lucid is the real thing."

Nothing could be further from the truth. I'm afraid "lucid is another American knockoff" as salemram1 put it. You are just buying their propaganda, Kristin. Of course they claim it's "authentic" - how else would they sell it? By saying "sorry guys, it's not actually the real deal, but that's all the FDA will allow us to sell you"? Also, the US-version of Kubler is quite different from the stuff Kubler sells in Europe.

To get the "real thing" Kristin you have two options:

1. Travel to Europe
2. Have it sent over to you.

There is no authentic absinthe sold in the US and will not be anytime soon, period.

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