After seeing the prices of bottled Absinthe one must have thought to visit the websites that teaches the making of 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. Besides the traditional three ingrediants of wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium), aniseed and fennel herbal ingredients other herbs and essential oils are used in the Absinthe preparation. The distilling process of Absinthe is both complicated and time consuming. Although kits are also available to make the Green Fairy easily.
Absinthes made from different kits cannot have the same thujone levels. Absinthe that contains more wormwood will be more bitter.
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. They use top-quality herbs and essential oils and high tech carbon dioxide distillation to produce their Absinthe essences. Simply mix 20ml of essence with 730ml of vodka or Everclear and you have the perfect Absinthe liquor made with real wormwood and natural ingredients. The price of an essence is only $3 and one will need 20ml bottle of Absinthe essence to make 750ml of Absinthe.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. This is the recipe or procedure that can be used.
First you will need the right equipment:-
– An Absinthe glass
– Importance of an Absinthe spoon (cuillere)
– Take a cube of sugar
– Iced Water
Pour a shot (25-50ml) of Absinthe into the glass.
Put a sugar cube on the Absinthe spoon that is kept rested on top of the glass.
Dripping of iced water over the sugar can be done by using a fountain or with a steady hand.
The solution of water and sugar is mixed into the Absinthe causing it to louche beautifully.
Now one can enjoy his perfect Absinthe drink.
One can easily learn the steps of Asbinthe preparation.