As probably the most infamous spirit in the world absinthe has quite a reputation including being the rumoured cause for Vincent Van Gogh cutting off his own ear. Commonly referred to as ‘la fee verte’ or ‘the green fairy’ it has an iconic reputation and originated as a malaria prevention for french troops in wartime conditions. Its 3 main ingredients known as the ‘Holy Trinity’ are florence fennel, green anise and grande wormwood with other flavourings including star anise, angelica, coriander and nutmeg.
Complete with traditional spoon and serving instructions, Absente is a classic and pungent absinthe. Lower in alcohol content than other absinthes, Absente combines traditional absinthe herbs with mint, lemon balm and cane sugar. A touch of spice underrides the strong aniseed flavours that absinthe is known for and the provided spoon is ideal for serving traditionally with sugar and water.
Enjoy a date with the Green Fairy! Grande Absente is a premium absinthe, high proof without being overwhelming. Vividly neon green with a bouquet of aromas incorporating mint, lemon blame, aniseed and of course wormwood, Grande Absente Original is made to a pre-ban absinthe recipe the flavour builds as you enjoy each sip. Enjoyed by absinthe connoisseurs and dedicated spirits advocates around the world in the traditional way with sugar and water.
An exceptionally crafted vintage-style absinthe created as a tribute to one of the world’s most famous pre-ban absinthes, Pernod Fils. Jade 1901 has a balanced flavour with a strong herbal aroma and an aftertaste rich in wormwood and aniseed. It has a distinct pale golden colour with a greenish tinge and fresh, woody aromas with notes of sage, tarragon and lime blossom. The alcohol content combined with the strength of wormwood provide the characteristic palate-numbing sensation absinthe is known for.