There has been a renewed interest in Absinthe liquor about the world in the last decade since Absinthe’s legalization in many countries. In the United States authority has been given to the certain brands of Absinthe to be sold.
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Absinthe is a distilled anise flavored spirit which was created for medicinal purposes as an elixir or tonic by the legendary Dr Pierre Ordinaire in Couvet, Switzerland. It became popular in Switzerland and France in the 19th and early 20th centuries and became more famous than wine in France.
Absinthe is usually made from a wine base and is flavored with herbs. Aniseed, fennel and common wormwood are the main ingredients of Absinthe. Hyssop, lemon balm, star anise, dittany, juniper, nutmeg and licorice are other common herbs used in the Absinthe preparation.
There are many different types of Absinthe liquor:-
– Verte – This is the classic green Absinthe of the French La Belle Epoque and the Absinthe favored by the Bohemian culture of Montmartre and consumed by artists and writers such as Pablo Picasso, Van Gogh, Oscar Wilde, Ernest Hemingway, Gauguin, Degas, Baudelaire and Verlaine.
– La Blueu is also popular as La Blanche. Get this clear Absinthe. Bootleg Swiss Absinthe was kept away from the ban.
Some Czech Style Absinth are normal Absinthes but this term refers to “Absinths” which are actually wormwood bitters without having an anise flavor.
– Absenta – Spanish Absinthe which has a sweeter flavor because it is made with Alicante Anise.
– Hibiscus flowers are added ingredient in Rouge or Rose Absinthe due to which it appears red.
You can buy many different types and styles of Absinthe online– traditional styles and modern classics which are based on vintage Absinthes but have a modern twist.
As well as buying these different types of Absinthe beverages, you can also make your own Absinthe from Absinthe essences. AbsintheKit.com supply essences to the Absinthe industry and to consumers. The four types of essences prepared by them are a classic green Absinthe essence, a clear Absinthe essence, a strong essence which makes an Absinthe with a stronger bitter wormwood flavor, and an orange flavored essence which is flavored with orange oil and makes a lovely orange-yellow colored Absinthe. A person can prepare wormwood Absinthe from the essences available on the websites.
AbsintheKit.Replicas of popular Absinthe glasses and spoons are sold on AbsintheKit.com.
The strongness of Absinthe is much more than whisky or vodka. When consuming this strong spirit especially when mixed with other strong spirits in cocktails one must be careful!
Only a few drinks like Absinthe liquor have their many myths, legends, lies and falsehoods.