The costs of bottled Absinthe can make a person to know the ways of Absinthe preparation. Although distillation is important for Absinthe but it cannot be done without a license 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. Absinthe distillation can be very complicated and time consuming. Kits help a person to make the Absinthe in easy manner.
The thujone levels are different for different kits to produce Absinthes. The bitterness of Absinthe is dependent on the thujone content in it.
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. Their Absinthe essences are produced by using top-quality herbs and essential oils and by using high tech carbon dioxide distillation. Take 20ml of essence to mix with 730ml of vodka or Everclear and get the perfect Absinthe liquor made with real wormwood and natural ingredients. The price of an essence is only $3 and one will need 20ml bottle of Absinthe essence to make 750ml of Absinthe.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. Use the following recipe or procedure.
First you will need the right equipment:-
– Take an Absinthe glass
– One will need an Absinthe spoon
– A sugar cube
– Iced Water
Pour a shot (25-50ml) of Absinthe into the glass.
Rest the Absinthe spoon on top of the glass and place a cube of sugar on the slotted spoon.
A fountain or a steady hand can be used to slowly pour the water over the sugar.
The water and sugar solution mixes into the Absinthe which causes the Absinthe to louche.
A perfect Absinthe drink can be enjoyed now.
Although it may take a few attempts to get a perfect Absinthe louche but it is easy to learn the making of Asbinthe.