You might have seen the prices of bottled Absinthe and thought there must be websites that teach how to make Absinthe. The people of the United States will need licence to carry on distillation process of Absinthe and to know what they are doing!
There are many websites with recipes and ingredients for making Absinthe(or Absynth) at home. Besides the three basic ingredients other herbs and essential oils are also used in the making of Absinthe. The process of distilling Absinthe is not easy. Kits are also being sold to simplify the art of making the Green Fairy.
The thujone levels are different for different kits to produce Absinthes. The higher the thujone content the more bitter the Absinthe will be as it will contain more wormwood.
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. Top-quality herbs and essential oils and high tech carbon dioxide distillation is used by them to produce their Absinthe essences. The perfect Absinthe liquor can be prepared by mixing 20ml of essence with 730ml of vodka or Everclear. A 20ml bottle of Absinthe essence will make 750ml of Absinthe and an essence only costs $3.95!
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:-
– An Absinthe glass is necessary
– One will need an Absinthe spoon
– A sugar cube
– Iced Water
Pour a shot (25-50ml) of Absinthe into the glass.
One will have to rest the Absinthe spoon on top of the glass and place a sugar cube on the slotted spoon.
One can use a fountain or a steady hand to slowly pour the water over the sugar.
The Absinthe louches after the water and sugar solution is mixed into the Absinthe.
A person can sit back and enjoy his perfect Absinthe drink.
However it may require a few attempts to make the Absinthe louche perfectly but it is not difficult to learn the preparation of Asbinthe.