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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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Mt. Defiance Absinthe Superieure

Made in the traditional French Pontarlier style, this absinthe uses Grand Wormwood, Hyssop, and Lemon Balm from Virginia, Aniseed from Andalusia, Spain, and Fennel Doux from Provence, France. 

Jade Terminus

The final cog in the Jade wheel.  A faithful homage to one of the more popular oxygenated absinthes of the Belle Epoque.

Reverie

The flagship absinthe from Distillery Botanica, an Australian distillery focused on herbal and botanical spirits.

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