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Did You Know Absinthe Is ...

Wormwood Society Logo• Not poisonous, and never was?
• Not hallucinogenic, and never was?
• Legal in the USA since the 1960s?
• Not just a novelty? There are fine absinthes, just like fine wine, whisky, and cognac.  Read more here:

 Frequently Asked Questions

 

Preparing Absinthe In Society

Properly preparing a glass of absinthe isn't as complicated as you may think.

Absinthe enthusiasts often refer to absinthe preparation as the "absinthe ritual", but it's not very different from making a cup of tea.

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Absinthe Evaluation Tutorial

Do you know how to tell a great absinthe from a so-so absinthe?  What does one look for, or demand, in a glass of absinthe?  Just as with fine wine, fine absinthe has a whole language and system for evaluation and tasting.

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Henri Bardouin Pastis

Pastis Henri Bardouin takes its inspiration from recipes from Haute Provence that include many medicinal herbs, in addition to the exotic spices and herbs that can be found on the docks of the port in Marseille.

“Pastis” means “mixture” in the Provençal language, but Henri Bardouin’s Pastis is nothing short of a melting pot. It is true that our land and herbs in Provence give our pastis its special qualities, but many herbs and spices chosen throughout the world give it is unique features.
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