Aleister Crowley greatly admired Absinthe and wrote an essay, titled "Absinthe, the green goddess", in 1917. ...this product, has mellowed ageing in a barrel for 3 long years. Absinthe close to vintage , we added aged Cognac... David Tibet and the OTO allowed us to use a 1931 painting by Aleister Crowley from David's collection. The idea was sparked by H.R. Giger, as we had just released one with an image by Austin Osman Spare.