If the Absinthe revival has piqued your interest in trying Absinthe, then you will be asking “from what site can you purchase Absinthe?”. Well, bottled Absinthe can be quite costly, over $100 sometimes, and you may not be able to get it delivered to your country. Real wormwood Absinthes are hard to find because some countries’ legislation prohibit wormwood as it contains the chemical thujone. Absinthe can never be Absinthe without wormwood.
So, what’s the answer?
AbsintheKit.com is a great site with an online store and shopping cart. AbsintheKit.com sell Absinthe essences, that contains real common wormwood. You can have a 20ml bottle of essence for between $3.95 and $4.95 to produce one bottle of Absinthe or you can purchase a kit that makes 14 bottles for between $29 and $39 – an amazing price!
Absinthe Essence Kits
The Absinthe kit from AbsintheKit.com has everything required to make real Absinthe:-
280ml bottles of Absinthe essence can make 14 bottles of Absinthe.
– A measure made up of good quality plastic to measure the essence.
– Artistic labels to decorate and label your finished bottle of Absinthe.
if you want a smoother Absinthe and want to make your very own bottle of the Green Fairy, mix 20ml of essence with 730ml of neutral alcohol such as vodka or Everclear and add some sugar (about 75g). Shake the bottle until the sugar has dissolved and there you have it, your very own Absinthe.
Essences in stock
AbsintheKit.com sell 4 different Absinthe essences which all contain real wormwood and the other traditional Absinthe herbs such as aniseed and fennel. high tech carbon dioxide distillation process is used in the manufacturing of essences to ensure that you get a top quality essence.
The Four essences are as follows:-
– Absinthe Classics Essence – For classic green Absinthe with a thujone content of 35mg.
– Absinthe White Essence – People who like the clear Blanche. It louches beautifully. Thujone content is 35mg per bottle of Absinthe.
– Absinthe Orange Essence – This essence contains the extra ingredient of orange oil to give a lovely orange flavor and makes Absinthe yellow-orange colored. The Absinthe generally louches more easily because it has an extra essential oil in it. An Absinthe can be prepared from this essence with 35mg of thujone.
– Absinthe 55 Strong – This essence makes a darker green Absinthe with a stronger wormwood flavor. Suitable for those who prefer that excellent wormwood bitter taste. A bottle of Absinthe made with this essence will contain 55mg of thujone.
AbsintheKit.com ship products world wide, as long as you are over 18, and have customer support to give answers to any questions you may have about your order or about using the essences. You can further find information with respect to their products and instructions on the website itself. AbsintheKit.com also sell the most beautiful replica Absinthe glasses and spoons such as a Pontarlier style glass and Eiffel Tower spoon – you will feel great to use it with your homemade Absinthe.
The ritual observed
You will be required to know how to prepare an Absinthe to drink once you succeed in producing your Absinthe. Generally Absinthe is consumed after diluting it with water. Here is how to prepare the perfect Absinthe:-
– Pour 25-50ml of Absinthe into your Absinthe glass.
– put your slotted spoon or cuillere over the glass and place a sugar cube onto it.
– Slowly flow iced water over the sugar to make an Absinthe with a ratio of 3:1 to 5:1 water to Absinthe.
– Experience the pleasure as the Absinthe louches in the water. The reason behind louching is the presence of essential oils in the beverage which are not soluble in water. They cause the Absinthe liquor to go milky or cloudy – a beautiful thing to watch.
– Enjoy at leisure the real wormwood Absinthe drink.
So, which site is best to purchase Absinthe from? It is upto you that you either buy a $100 bottle from a liquor site or spend $29 and be able to make 14 bottles!