A person may need to know the process of making Absinthe after seeing the prices of bottled Absinthe. Distillation is necessary for Absinthe and one will need a license to distill alcohol if living 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. The process of distilling Absinthe is not easy. One will not feel difficulty in making the Green Fairy with the help of kits.
Absinthes made from different kits cannot have the same thujone levels. 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. 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. 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. Use the following recipe or procedure.
First you will need the right equipment:-
– An Absinthe glass is needed
– An Absinthe spoon (cuillere)
– A cube of sugar
– 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 person can gradually pour iced water over the sugar with the help of a fountain or a steady hand.
The Absinthe louches after the water and sugar solution is mixed into the Absinthe.
Sit back and enjoy your perfect Absinthe drink.
However it may require a few attempts to make the Absinthe louche perfectly but it is not difficult to learn the preparation of Asbinthe.