Absinthe spoon facts for kids
An absinthe spoon is simply a special spoon, placed over a glass of absinthe. There are holes in the spoon, over which a sugar cube is placed. Then, cold water is poured over the sugar to dilute and sweeten the absinthe.
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Left, Swirl glass. Right, Pontarlier reservoir glass.
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