A person may like to know the process of Absinthe preparation after watching the prices of bottled Absinthe. A license is required for the distilling process of Absinthe in the United States!
There are many websites with recipes and ingredients for making Absinthe(or Absynth) at home. Away from the traditional three ingredients of wormwood, aniseed and fennel other herbs and essential oils like hyssop, lemon balm, calamus, roman wormwood, anise, licorice, angelica, sage, mint and sweet flag are also used in the manufacturing of Absinthe. The distilling process of Absinthe is both complicated and time consuming. Although kits are also available to make the Green Fairy easily.
Absinthe manufactured from different kits will have different thujone levels. If the thujone content is high the taste will be more bitter of the Absinthe.
How To Make Absinthe With Kits
Some kits provide you with herbs that you have to steep and the filter but by far the easiest kits to use are essence kits. AbsintheKit.com sell Absinthe essencesto both the Absinthe industry and to consumers. With the use of top-quality herbs and essential oils and high tech carbon dioxide distillation they manufacture their Absinthe essences. The solution of 20ml of essence with 730ml of vodka or Everclear along with real wormwood and natural ingredients can give a perfect Absinthe liquor. 750ml of Absinthe can be produced from 20ml bottle of Absinthe essence cost of which is only $3.95!
The essences are also available in a Absinthe kit which makes 14 bottles of Absinthe and it contains a 280ml bottle of essence, bottle labels and a plastic measure – all for $29.
How To Make Absinthe Using the Ritual
Once you have made your bottle of Absinthe you will need to know how to prepare your Absinthe drink. The following recipe or procedure can be used.
First you will need the right equipment:-
- One will require an Absinthe glass
- An Absinthe spoon (cuillere)
- A sugar cube
- Iced Water
Pour a shot (25-50ml) of Absinthe into the glass.
One will have to rest the Absinthe spoon on top of the glass and place a sugar cube on the slotted spoon.
One can use a fountain or a steady hand to slowly pour the water over the sugar.
One can see the louche after mixing the water and sugar solution into the Absinthe.
A perfect Absinthe drink can be enjoyed now.
It may take you a few attempts to make the Absinthe louche perfectly but it is easy to learn how to make Asbinthe.