Yeah, Pernod but pfff.
My bff does irregularly partake of a revved up version. Fk knows where he gets the active agent, but he does it right... with the sugar and the gauze and ... the bath. Yeah, I know. EWWWW!
Wish I had a litre of active absinthe. Is it wormwood?
Where is it still brewed?
Yes - multiple post-ban US domestic and imported versions (both with and without wormwood). A late friend had a compulsion to finally check it out once re-legalized, and we sampled the bottles he'd acquire every few months or so.
We agreed it had no discernible effects above and beyond what one would expect of any spirit with similar alcohol content.
I hated it because I couldn't stand the anus anise flavor.