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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:

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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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Awen Nature Finn Blanche

 
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A crowdfunded absinthe made by Awen Nature, using high quality organic plants.

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1 reviews

Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
3.0  (1)
Louche 
 
4.0  (1)
Aroma 
 
4.0  (1)
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0  (1)
Finish 
 
3.0  (1)
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3.5  (1)
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Marching to the beat of a different drum
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.5
Color: Nothing to say, perfectly clear with no sediment.

Louche: A surprising louche, starting soon, with unusual violet reflexes. At 1:5 it is still thick.

Aroma: before adding water alcohol is pretty strong, with lesser anise and herbs notes. With water the aroma intensifies a lot, alcohol disappears, and the notes of many herbs I can’t trace appear. Intriguing, not the usual blanche.

Taste: A surprisingly complex taste. Some holy trinity is there, along with many other herbs. Fresh and neither bitter nor too sweet. The different tastes trigger the whole tongue.

Finish: all the complex flavours linger in the mouth and nose pretty long.

Overall: I’m quite surprised by this absinthe. Based on my previous experience with the other Awen absinthes, all of them interesting but somehow light in taste and aroma, I feared the blanche could be blank. I’m glad to ascertain it is not. While not being at all a traditional blanche, it has an interesting personality of its own. It is evident that Julien Fanny is not afraid to march to the beat of a different drum.
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