Learn About Absinthe Liquor

There has been a renewed interest in Absinthe liquor about the world in the last decade since Absinthe’s legalization in many countries. A few brands of Absinthe has been legalized in the United States since 2007 so there is much interest in the liquor in the US.

Description 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 even overtook wine in popularity in France.

A wine base is used in Absinthe preparation and it 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. Other common herbs that are used in the preparation of Absinthe are 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 or La Blanche. Get this 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.

– A sweeter flavor in Absenta, Spanish Absinthe is due to Alicante Anise.

– Rouge or Rose Absinthe – This 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.The Absinthe industry and consumers are made available with essences from AbsintheKit.com. 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 also sell Absinthiana such as replicas of famous Absinthe glasses and spoons such as the Eiffel Tower spoon.

The strongness of Absinthe is much more than whisky or vodka. It is necessary to be attentive when consuming such a strong spirit especially if it is being mixed with other strong spirits in cocktails!

Absinthe liquor has many myths, legends, lies and falsehoods which a person can learn about.