Preparing Absinthe

The prices of bottled Absinthe can force a person to visit the websites related to Absinthe preparation. A license is required for the distilling process of Absinthe in the United States!

There are many websites with recipes and ingredients for making Absinthe(or Absynth) at home. Hyssop, lemon balm, calamus, roman wormwood, anise, licorice, angelica, sage, mint and sweet flag are the essential oils and herbs which are also used along with wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium), aniseed and fennel in the making of Absinthe. Absinthe distillation can be very complicated and time consuming. However there are kits available to simplify the art of making the Green Fairy.

Absinthes made from different kits cannot have the same thujone levels. If the thujone content is high the taste will be more bitter of the Absinthe.

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. To make 750ml of Absinthe one will require 20ml bottle of Absinthe essence.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:-

- Absinthe
- An Absinthe glass is necessary
- One will need an Absinthe spoon
- It is important to have a sugar cube
- Iced Water

Pour a shot (25-50ml) of Absinthe into the glass.
After keeping the Absinthe spoon on top of the glass put a cube of sugar on it.
Drip iced water over the sugar using a fountain or use a steady hand to slowly pour the water over the sugar.
The solution of water and sugar is mixed into the Absinthe causing it to louche beautifully.
The Absinthe drink is now ready to be enjoyed.

Although it may take a few attempts to get a perfect Absinthe louche but it is easy to learn the making of Asbinthe.