Upload
294,298

Subscription preferences

Loading...

Loading icon Loading...

Working...

Tasted

The Green Fairy aka Absinthe - Why Would You Eat That?

233,325 views 1 year ago
This week's licorice flavored green spirit is more commonly associated with France, bohemians, and slowly going insane as wormwood turns parts of your brain to sponge. The boys thus decided to look into the history and contents of the green fairy, and feed it to the office to see who would lose their shBEEP. Subscribe for more food oddities: http://goo.gl/Z7lbS

Everyone in the office is a winner this week as Michael Truly and Chris Legarce of Why Would You Eat That? explore the bohemian sensation -- absinthe. This chartreuse-colored liquor is made by distilling fennel, wormwood, and anise after a fermentation process. It then gets its traditional milky green color from the slow addition of sugar. The heavy licorice-tasting alcohol became popular in France after bugs killed grapes and people didn't have wine. Then people drank too much and because man-eating zombies or murders or something... Just watch the episode, it'll tell you. Plus, you can see what happens when we drink it in the office.

Have you ever tried real absinthe? What did you think? Are you a fan? Who has the best reactions this week?

Watch More Why Would You Eat That?: http://goo.gl/8V404

On Why Would You Eat That? we scour the globe for the most bizarre foods and explain why anyone would be crazy enough to eat them. You'll be shocked to see how one man's trash can actually be another man's delicacy. Don't forget to subscribe to Tasted for a new episode of Why Would You Eat That? every Friday!
Read more
This week's licorice flavored green spirit is more commonly associated with France, bohemians, and slowly going insane as wormwood turns parts of your brain to sponge. The boys thus decided to look into the history and contents of the green fairy, and feed it to the office to see who would lose their shBEEP. Subscribe for more food oddities: http://goo.gl/Z7lbS

Everyone in the office is a winner this week as Michael Truly and Chris Legarce of Why Would You Eat That? explore the bohemian sensation -- absinthe. This chartreuse-colored liquor is made by distilling fennel, wormwood, and anise after a fermentation process. It then gets its traditional milky green color from the slow addition of sugar. The heavy licorice-tasting alcohol became popular in France after bugs killed grapes and people didn't have wine. Then people drank too much and because man-eating zombies or murders or something... Just watch the episode, it'll tell you. Plus, you can see what happens when we drink it in the office.

Have you ever tried real absinthe? What did you think? Are you a fan? Who has the best reactions this week?

Watch More Why Would You Eat That?: http://goo.gl/8V404

On Why Would You Eat That? we scour the globe for the most bizarre foods and explain why anyone would be crazy enough to eat them. You'll be shocked to see how one man's trash can actually be another man's delicacy. Don't forget to subscribe to Tasted for a new episode of Why Would You Eat That? every Friday! Show less

#Stirsday! Play

How To Drink with Nikki Sunseri! Play

Every FRIDAY, Master Mixologist and Zagat 30 under 30 star bartender Nikki Sunseri will be slinging drinks with the illustrious Ti as they sample spirits and mix magic in order to teach all of you HOW TO DRINK! No more fruit loops flavored vodka or bakon gummy bear naked flavored whiskey for you! Instead, bring on the class and a little history to impress all your friends and outdo your enemies! Tune in every Thursday for a delicious treat and follow up every other Friday on Cinefix to see the drink in action!

Burger Lab Play

Top Chef All-Stars winner, Richard Blais is taking over the interwebs to bring you the most insanely over-the-top awesome BURGER recipes you could ever imagine! As an owner and chef of the Flip Burger Boutique franchise, Blais is a hamburger legend. Get ready 'cause you'll be grilling, griddling, basting, barbecuing, frying, melting, layering, saucing, and "buning" your way to burger heaven in no time. Are you man enough to handle the juicy, gooey, goodness of a Burger Lab creation? Subscribe to be the first to see new episodes every Monday!

Richard is also the author of "Try This at Home: Recipes from My Head to Your Plate" Available here: http://goo.gl/hyLOn

Why Would You Eat That? Challenge Play

Every Friday on the Why Would You Eat That? Challenge Michael Truly and Ron Babcock take some of your favorite foods from the show and feed them to some of your favorite Youtubers, but that's not all! The office has already proved that these foods can be eaten, so the guests not only have to eat the food, they have to meet the challenge! Don't forget to subscribe to Tasted for a new episode of the Why Would You Eat That?
Loading...
Working...
Sign in to add this to Watch Later

Add to