It seems that the long awaited Mansinthe, inspired by tasteful US celebrity Marilyn Manson, is now available:
There are two pricey prereleases: a limited edition for 300 euros and a special signed edition with a different label available from Gallery Schenk in Cologne that sells for 500 euros.
Manson is coming out with the real stuff, Mansinthe. Of course, it will not be available in the states due to another set of antiquated laws.
We all know that Marilyn Manson is something of an absinthe fan just like so many others:
The world of absinthe is full of weird and wonderful things of course – we’ve commented before on the zoomorphic absinthe pitchers, but here’s something which surprised me – as well as a cute coffee mug, the Wormwood Society also sell absinthe underwear. Whatever next? Absinthe flavoured condoms? As Kenny Everrett’s character Cupid Stunt used to say: “It’s all done in the best possible taste.”
Here’s something from the opposite end of the taste spectrum, An Absinthe Votive Candle, available from Barney’s in New York, made with star anise and grand wormwood: