There are numerous modern Absinthe classics available for sale. These Absinthes are premium Absinthes that are modeled on the vintage Absinthes, the Green Fairy, from the 18th and 19th centuries. Modern distillers use recipes from history or they may have analyzed vintage Absinthes to make certain that they utilize the correct herbs and quantities.
Real Absinthe contains Artemisia Absinthium, common wormwood, that contains the compound thujone, along with other herbs and essential oils which result in the drink to louche when water is put in.
Here are some modern Absinthe classics:-
– Saint George Spirits make an Absinthe that is made from brandy and herbs such as wormwood, star anise, fennel, lemon balm, tarragon, mint, hyssop, basil, meadowsweet and nettles. Their Absinthe is called “St George Spirits Absinthe Verte” – a green Absinthe that is legal in the USA.
– The Jade Absinthe Collection from the Combier distillery in Saumur, France – Ted Breaux from New Orleans, USA, has progressed this selection of vintage style Absinthes by testing and analyzing bottles of genuine vintage Absinthe. The combier distillery uses 19th century alambics rescued from the Pernod Fils distillery to create absinthe poster shop these Absinthes. The Jade collection includes a vintage Pernod Fils style Absinthe, a green Swiss style Absinthe, a clear La Bleue style Absinthe, a New Orleans style Absinthe and an Edouard Pernod inspired Absinthe. These Absinthes are generally handcrafted and also have won many awards.
– Doubs Mystique “Carte d’Or Absinthe” – This fine Absinthe is distilled in Pontarlier, France using nineteenth century alambics. Pontarlier is the French home of Absinthe, where Pernod Fils first produced it on the turn of the 19th century. This is an Absinthe which uses conventional methods and ingredients though with a sophisticated twist to match the palates of today’s generation of Absinthe drinkers.
– Absinthe Roquette 1797 – Named after the horse of the celebrated founder of Absinthe, Dr Pierre Ordinaire, this Absinthe is based on an authentic recipe of the 18th century. It is an endeavor to reproduce the actual true Absinthe and has the key ingredients of grande wormwood, anise and fennel, and is distilled in nineteenth century alambics in Pontarlier.
– Absinthe Duplais – This was the initial verte (green) Absinthe to be legalized in Switzerland and is founded on the 19th century Swiss protocols coming from a manual by P.Duplais. This Absinthe is distilled in Switzerland, home of Absinthe, at the Kallnacher distillery.
– Absinthe Brevans – Also from the Kallnacher distillery, this Absinthe is named after another French Absinthe manual writer. It is based on a recipe from 1897 and its base is a combination of wine and marc. Marc is the alcohol from fermented pulp which is left after squeezing out the grape juice. Absinthe Brevans contains the herbs and plants found in historical Absinthe production.
– La Ptite Absinthe – This is the traditional Swiss La Bleue from Guadentia Persoz, a distiller in Couvet, Switzerland – home of the legendary Dr Pierre Ordinaire. This clear Absinthe is dependent on a recipe from 1898 including 12 herbs. Gaudentia found this recipe along with an alambic when she moved into her house in Couvet – what a find!
Absinthe Clandestine – This is also a La Bleue clear Absinthe distilled in Couvet by Claude-Alain Bugnon who made bootleg Absinthe before legalization in Switzerland. This Absinthe is based on traditional La Bleue recipes and is made utilizing the typical herbs of wormwood and anise in addition to alpine herbs and plants.
Tips on how to make Absinthe Classics
You possibly can create your own traditional style Absinthe using Absinthe essences that happen to be utilised by distillers in the Absinthe industry. These Absinthe essences can be found from AbsintheKit.com. These are the essences widely available to get online:-
– Absinthe Classics – A 280ml bottle of this essence would make 14 bottles of classic green Absinthe containing the very important wormwood.
– Absinthe White – This makes 14 bottles of clear La Bleue style Absinthe.
– Absinthe Orange – This makes 14 bottles of an Absinthe which has a sensitive orange flavor from real orange oil.
– Absinthe 55 – This essence makes a stronger Absinthe containing 55mg of thujone and so a much more bitter taste.
All the essences are made using traditional ingredients and are distilled using carbon dioxide distillation to give a top-quality essence. The essences can also be obtainable in an Absinthe kit containing a measure and bottle labels.These essences enable you to make Absinthe classics economically and with a genuine vintage taste.