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.
Everything 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’s popularity began in the 19th and early 20th centuries in France and Switzerland.
Absinthe is generally prepared 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 famous as La Blanche. A clear Absinthe. Bootleg Swiss Absinthe was kept away from the ban.
The term Absinths in Czech Style Absinth are actually wormwood bitters and do not have an anise flavor.
– Absenta a Spanish Absinthe has a sweeter flavor as it is made with Alicante Anise.
– Rouge or Rose Absinthe has a naturally red color because of the added ingredient of hibiscus flowers.
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.Essences are provided by AbsintheKit.com to the Absinthe industry and to consumers. The 4 different essences that they make are a classic green Absinthe essence, a clear Absinthe essence, a strong essence and an orange flavored essence. Wormwood Absinthe can be produced easily by using the top-quality and distilled essences from the Internet.
AbsintheKit.com can be visited by an individual to purchase replicas of famous Absinthe glasses and spoons such as the Eiffel Tower spoon.
Absinthe is stronger than whisky or vodka containing up to 75% alcohol by volume. As one can easily get drunk on Absinthe so he should be attentive when intaking such a strong spirit especially if it is being mixed with other strong spirits in cocktails!
Besides going through the colorful and interesting history of Absinthe an individual can enjoy this lovely beverage.