The costs of bottled Absinthe can make a person to know the ways of Absinthe preparation. 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. Herbal ingredients usually include the traditional three ingredients of wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium), aniseed and fennel plus other herbs and essential oils used in the history of Absinthe making, such as hyssop, lemon balm, calamus, roman wormwood, anise, licorice, angelica, sage, mint and sweet flag. The distilling process of Absinthe is both complicated and time consuming. Although kits are also available to make the Green Fairy easily.
One cannot get the same thujone levels in different kits to produce Absinthes. The bitter taste of Absinthe depends 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. The production of their Absinthe essences require top-quality herbs and essential oils and high tech carbon dioxide distillation. Simply mix 20ml of essence with 730ml of vodka or Everclear and you have the perfect Absinthe liquor made with real wormwood and natural ingredients. There is a need of 20ml bottle of Absinthe essence to prepare 750ml of Absinthe and an essence only costs $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. Following recipe or procedure can help a person.
First you will need the right equipment:-
– Requirement of an Absinthe glass
– Importance of an Absinthe spoon (cuillere)
– One will need a cube of sugar
– Iced Water
Pour a shot (25-50ml) of Absinthe into the glass.
Put a sugar cube on the Absinthe spoon that is kept rested on top of the glass.
Dripping of iced water over the sugar can be done by using a fountain or with a steady hand.
The water and sugar solution mixes into the Absinthe which causes the Absinthe to louche.
Sit back and enjoy your perfect Absinthe drink.
It may take you a few attempts to make the Absinthe louche perfectly but it is easy to learn how to make Asbinthe.