Shock-rocker's 'Mansinthe' panned by beverage critics
Marilyn Manson’s foray into the beverage world with his own brand of absinthe has been panned by critics, who compared the drink’s odour to sewage water.
‘Mansinthe’ was tested by a panel at gourmet food website Epicurious.com, whose biggest complaint was the smell of the beverage, which come compared to sewage water , swamp mud and rubbing alcohol. One taster says “If a smell could speak, this absinthe is saying: ‘Do not touch.'”
Absinthe is illegal in the US, with Manson’s brand produced in Switzerland. The label on the bottle is a self-portrait of Manson as an old man.
–By our New York staff.
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