There has been a renewed interest in Absinthe liquor about the world in the last decade since Absinthe’s legalization in many countries. In the United States authority has been given to the certain brands of Absinthe to be sold.
Information 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 generally prepared from a wine base and is flavored with herbs. Besides common wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium), which gives Absinthe it’s name and it’s bitter taste aniseed and fennel are also basic herbal ingredients of Absinthe. 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 Blanche is another name of La Blueu. Describing a clear Absinthe. Bootleg Swiss Absinthe was clear at the time of 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.
– Spanish Absinthe is prepard from Alicante Anise to add a sweeter flavor to it.
– The red color in Rouge or Rose Absinthe is because of the 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.The Absinthe industry and consumers are made available with essences from AbsintheKit.com. They make 4 varieties of essences that give a stronger bitter wormwood flavor and a lovely orange-yellow color to Absinthe. A person can prepare wormwood Absinthe from the essences available on the websites.
AbsintheKit.Replicas of popular Absinthe glasses and spoons are sold on AbsintheKit.com.
Whisky or vodka is less stronger than Absinthe. It is necessary to be attentive when consuming such a strong spirit especially if it is being mixed with other strong spirits in cocktails!
Only a few drinks like Absinthe liquor have their many myths, legends, lies and falsehoods.