There has been a renewed interest in Absinthe liquor about the world in the last decade since Absinthe’s legalization in many countries. All the brands of Absinthe are not legal in the United States.
Know about Absinthe Liquor?
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. Its main herbal ingredients are common wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium), which gives Absinthe its name and its bitter taste, aniseed and fennel. The production of Absinthe also includes the herbs like hyssop, lemon balm, star anise, dittany, juniper, nutmeg and licorice.
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. All about a clear Absinthe. Bootleg Swiss Absinthe was clear during the ban.
– Czech Style Absinth – Some Czech Absinthes are normal Absinthes but this term refers to “Absinths” which are actually wormwood bitters and do not have an anise flavor.
– To give Absenta, Spanish Absinthe a sweeter taste Alicante Anise is used.
– 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.One can visit AbsintheKit.com to get essences. A classic green Absinthe essence, a clear Absinthe essence, a strong essence and an orange flavored essence are the four essences prepared by them. All the essences that are available online are made using top-quality herbs and are distilled so one has to simply mix it with vodka or Everclear for making wormwood Absinthe.
AbsintheKit.Absinthiana such as replicas of famous Absinthe glasses and spoons are available on AbsintheKit.com.
The strongness of Absinthe is much more than whisky or vodka. Care should be taken when consuming such a strong spirit especially if it is being mixed with other strong spirits in cocktails – it is very easy to get drunk on Absinthe!
A person can enjoy Absinthe and go through the colorful and interesting history of Absinthe liquor.