Absinthe Cousin Jeune Reloaded

10:39 pm in Absinthe Brands by ALANDIA

Absinthe Cousin Jeune, the young cousin, was a famous absinthe brand back in the 19th century. The distillery was located in Pontarlier, France. Now this historical brand is for sale again. Every bottle is decorated with the original vintage promotional poster of Cousin Jeune. Below you can also see a picture of a miniature bottle of “Absinthe Cousin Jeune” from the past. The Absinthe itself is a classic Absinthe Blanche, meaning that no coloring herbs are added to the distillate. The result is a crystal clear, very smooth and fine Absinthe. Cousin Jeune is distilled with local wormwood from Pontarlier. Therefore it has a powerful wormwood taste. Fennel and anise, the classic Absinthe herbs, give Cousin Jeune a smooth and slightly sweet finish. This premium Absinthe won as well the gold medal at a spirit contest in Paris in 2014.

Interesting Info: After Absinthe prohibition the Cousin Jeune  and the Bailly absinthe distillery offered a thujone free Absinthe, an “absinthe sans-thuj”. But these products weren´t very successful. Of course the truth behind the claims of the manufacturers was more than dubious…


Absinthe Sneaker Nike Air Max ALANDIA ID

11:14 am in ALANDIA by ALANDIA

Dear Absintheurs!

We at ALANDIA like to play around a bit. Therefore we designed the first ALANDIA Absinthe Nike Air Max ID Sneaker. The shoe is in our corporate colors black and green and has the “Fairy Wing Logo” at the back. Red is used to give the shoe a bit of  contrast and glamour. How do you like it? Unfortunately it is just a prototype, but maybe our staff will get them to get uniformed :-)

Cheers, your ALANDIA Team!

The first Absinthe Sneaker from ALANDIA!



News from the World of Absinthe

8:33 pm in Newsletter by ALANDIA

Dear Absintheurs,

Do you want to drink authentic Absinthe and bring the ritual to perfection with individually wrapped sugar cubes? Then our Absinthe of the Month is just the right thing for you. Heritage Verte reflects the authenticity of the Absinthe heritage in perfect manner: It is composed after a traditional 19th century recipe, is naturally green in color and is distilled in France at the family owned Paul Devoille distillery. This month we will add to every bottle of Absinthe Heritage Verte one bag of original Absinthe sugar cubes for free.

Read the whole Newsletter online:

Newsletter: Absinthe Easter Eggs

Cheers, your ALANDIA Team!





Ferdinands Saar Dry Gin with wine infusion

1:31 pm in Gin by ALANDIA

You might think, Gin and wine? Is that a typo? No, it is not, it is actually a new creative Gin! Ferdinands Saar Dry Gin comes from the famous German wine region “Saar”, and therefore it makes sense, that also a portion/infusion of wine is part of this Gin. Actually the total amount is only 1-5% of the final product, but that is enough to give this Gin a fruity note. Additionally 30 other botanicals are used for distillation, including lavender, chamomile and quince.  The result is a floral Gin that has his very own character. You can buy Ferdinands Saar Dry Gin now in the Gin section at ALANDIA. Cheers!



















Fernet del Frate Angelico now available at ALANDIA

1:01 pm in ALANDIA by ALANDIA

Fernets are the “new” thing of the bar scene in NYC. Naturally bitter, they can be used for all cocktails that normally make use of bar bitters. In the speak easy bar “Employees Only” for example, Fernets are served with vermouth or whiskey.

But what exactly is a Fernet? Although some might think that Fernet is a brand name, it is in fact a bitter category. There are conflicting data when it comes to the origin of this spirit. But it is assumed, that the spirit is named after its iventor, the Italian monk Frate Angelico Fernet (pronounced ‘Fair-Nay’). It is said, that Fernets have magical virtues – formerly they were used for everything from a cure-all tonic to hangover cure. Today there are still several Italian Fernet producers, but most is made in tiny quantities for local rural Italian consumption. The various known recipes most typically share ingredients such as Saffron, Aloe, Gentian, Quinquina, Anise, Angelica, Mint and Myrrh. This latter ingredient, along with Saffron, is extremely rare and expensive, but builds the backbone of the best Fernets. Of course it is as well used for the production of Fernet del Frate Angelico.

This amazing liqueur stands up in quality from anything available on the modern market. It is made in micro-batches by hand at the Matter Distillery in Switzerland following an original, hand-written recipe, purchased by the distillery’s original owner in 1930 from a long-closed Italian distillery. Fernet del Frate Angelico can be sipped on its own, but shines in skillfully-made cocktails. Fernet del Frate Angelico is now available at ALANDIA. Here you can buy a bottle online.


Monkey 47 Sloe Gin 2013 Edition has arrived

7:23 pm in Gin by ALANDIA

Dear Gin Lovers!

we received new stock of the 2013 edition of Monkey 47 Sloe Gin. The bottles will be sold fast, that´s pretty sure, so better order early to reserve yourself a bottle. Only one time in the year this special Gin is produced. It is very common, that the price for a bottle of Monkey 47 Sloe Gin increases rapidly, as soon as the first supply is sold…

How do you drink Sloe Gin? You sip it on or without ice or mix it with champagne. Actually we prefer to drink sloe gin without ice, as the flavors of the spirit develop better, when the spirit is drank at room temperature. Enjoy!


New Arrival: Absinthe République Vintage

1:07 pm in Absinthe Brands by ALANDIA

This month we proudly present a new Absinthe as our Absinthe of the Month: Absinthe ALANDIA République Vintage. It is an Absinthe that we developed in cooperation with the French Devoille Distillery. Enclosed you find a brief description of its recipe and taste. As a special introduction offer you will receive one Absinthe glass or one Absinthe spoon for free!

The recipe of Absinthe République Vintage is based on a traditional herbal composition. It includes green anise, fennel and of course wormwood. But Absinthe République uses as well a special ingredient, that gives this Absinthe a unique taste: Coriander seeds. The seeds of coriander taste completely different in comparison to fresh coriander leaves. You will experience a nutty, slightly fresh note, perfectly matching the aromas of fennel and anise. For the distillation wine alcohol is used as a base. This gives Absinthe République Vintage a faint touch of Cognac in the finish. If you are looking for a premium Absinthe and appreciate the combination of tradtion with a hint of modernism, then this Absinthe should be your choice!


Christmas Gifts – Absinthe is the perfect gift!

1:43 pm in ALANDIA by ALANDIA

Dear Absintheur!

In 2001 – 12 years ago – ALANDIA started selling authentic Absinthe and Absinthe accessories. Supported by Absintheurs all around the world ALANDIA quickly developed to one of the leading Absinthe online shops worldwide.

Every single customer has helped us to be where we are right now. Therefore we qnt to say Thank You! Your continued business and loyalty are deeply appreciated. We look forward to being a part of many more of your “Green hours” in the years to come. With our best wishes from all of us at ALANDIA, Merry Christmas!

To get Christmas gifts in time please be aware of these Christmas-safe shipping dates:













Take a look at our special Christmas Sets – The perfect gift for Christmas!

Absinthe for Christmas

Happy Holidays from the World of Absinthe,

Your ALANDIA Team!


Absinthe for Christmas 2013!

11:42 am in ALANDIA by ALANDIA

Dear Absintheurs!

it´s getting cold outside – at least where we live :-) – so Christmas is coming closer! It still takes some time, but now is already a good time to think who of your friends deserves a good bottle of Absinthe (or Gin) or some premium accessories for Christmas. Just take a look at our Christmas section in our online shop for gift inspirations. We have some nice sets there which you can customize to your preferences!

Absinthe for Christmas, that´s a good idea – Here are the Gift sets!

Absinthe for Christmas!

We recommend ordering early to get your Christmas gifts in time!

Last Christmas shipping dates:

USA December 13th, EU 16th, Germany 20th

All the best and happy holidays,

Your ALANDIA Team!


Happy Halloween from the World of Absinthe!

2:21 pm in ALANDIA by ALANDIA

Dear Absintheurs,

the time has come, Halloween 2013 is there! To get you in the right mood, we present you the ALANDIA Halloween picture of 2013, featuring the Skull Gang “Hamlet Hardcore”! We wish you a happy AND spooky night with a good glass of Absinthe!

Cheers, your ALANDIA Team!