There has been a renewed interest in Absinthe liquor about the world in the last decade since Absinthe’s legalization in many countries. One cannot get all the brands of Absinthe, the Green Fairy in the United States.
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. In between the 19th and 20th century it started becoming popular in Switzerland and France and left behind the popularity of wine in France.
A wine base is used in Absinthe preparation and it is flavored with herbs. Aniseed, fennel and common wormwood are the main ingredients of Absinthe. Other common herbs used in the production of Absinthe include 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 popular as La Blanche. Get this clear Absinthe. During the ban Bootleg Swiss Absinthe was clear.
Some Czech Style Absinth are normal Absinthes but this term refers to “Absinths” which are actually wormwood bitters without having 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.Essences are provided by AbsintheKit.com to the Absinthe industry and to consumers. The four types of essences prepared by them are a classic green Absinthe essence, a clear Absinthe essence, a strong essence which makes an Absinthe with a stronger bitter wormwood flavor, and an orange flavored essence which is flavored with orange oil and makes a lovely orange-yellow colored Absinthe. One has not to worry about the quality and distilling of the essences for preparing his own wormwood Absinthe.
AbsintheKit.Absinthiana such as replicas of famous Absinthe glasses and spoons are available on AbsintheKit.com.
The alcohol is 75% by volume in Absinthe and it is more stronger than whisky or vodka. A person should be careful while consuming such a strong spirit as it is very easy to get drunk on Absinthe!
Besides going through the colorful and interesting history of Absinthe an individual can enjoy this lovely beverage.