The Pastis effect

Pastis is a French liquor made with anise and liquorice, and often other herbs. Pastis became popular after the banning of Absinthe, the famous spirit made with wormwood. Despite what most people think, Absinthe was unfairly convicted: the so-called Absinthe syndrome was actiually resembling more an alcoholic status (if you want to learn more on the story, please see here).

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