HERB - Absinthe
lilinah at earthlink.net
Thu Apr 5 00:08:43 PDT 2001
Despina de la Brasov wrote:
> It did have wormwood as a principal ingredient, and the proper way to drink
> it was, indeed by pouring it through sugar set on a slotted - or tea -
> spoon. A good depiction of this is in the version of Dracula released a
> few years ago with Gary Oldman and Winnona Rider. Near the beginning of the
> movie, Wynnona Rider is having a drink of absinthe with Keanu Reeves and he
> serves it properly (the only thing he did right in that movie, talk about
> bad casting).
Actually the absinthe drinking scene takes place between Ryder and
Oldman - he's in a grey suit and wearing smoked glasses - it's
basically a seduction scene.
Keanu Reeves. Eye candy. But his best acting was in "Ted and Bill's
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