Absinthe Cocktail Recipes

Did absinthe kill Edgar Allen Poe?

Nowhere in Edgar Allen Poe’s Wikipedia page does it mention absinthe. Absinthia is not sure how popular or readily available it would have been for him, a starving writer in Maryland in the early 1800s.

“He died in Baltimore on October 7, 1849, at age 40. The cause of his death is unknown and has been variously attributed to disease, alcoholism, substance abuse, suicide, and other causes.”

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