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!


Absinthiades 2013: The Winner is Francois Guy

1:51 pm in Absinthe Brands by ALANDIA

Dear Absintheur!

Every year in October the Absinthe Fair Absinthiades takes place in Pontarlier, France. Pontarlier is located in the eastern part of France, right to the border of Switzerland. At the turn of the century, in Absinthe´s peak time, Pontarlier was the French capital of Absinthe. Pernod Fils had a big distillery there. And also nowadays, a lot of Absinthe is distilled in this historical part of France. This year, an all time favorite won the contest: Absinthe Francois Guy. F. Guy is an Absinthe with a higher anise level, but as the anise (and wormwood) is grown in the fertile regions of Pontarlier, this Absinthe has a very aromatic smell and taste. You might have tried Francois Guy already, if not you should definitely stock this Absinthe in your bar. We offer the winner of the Absinthiades for a limited time for a reduced price. Check it out:

Gold Award Winner of the Absinthiades: Francois Guy Absinthe!

Absinthe Francois Guy

As you can see with Francois Guy, October is the month of premium quality Absinthe. Therefore we have chosen Maison ALANDIA as Absinthe of the Month – a definite winner in terms of complexity! In total the recipe is based on 16 different herbs, and the distillation is made with a wood-heated alembic. This guarantees a slower distillation process, setting free all the herbal aromas. We recommend to prepare your glass of Maison ALANDIA with one sugar cube, as the sweetness of the sugar supports the aromatic experience.

Your Absinthe of the Month: Maison ALANDIA

Absinthe of the Month
Cheers from the World of Absinthe,

Your ALANDIA Team!


Absinthe News: Absinthe L´Enteté the new Absinthe from Combier

6:58 pm in Absinthe Brands by ALANDIA

Dear Absintheur!

Probably you know and like the Jade Absinthes. They are distilled in France at the Combier distillery by Mr. Ted Breaux. Now Combier has launched a New Absinthe: L´Enteté. It is a classic naturally green Absinthe (with a nice packaging that reminds us of the Hendricks Gin bottle). The taste of L´Enteté is straight forward, wormwood is in the foreground with some spicy, slightly fresh citric notes. We offer Absinthe L´Enteté this month at an reduced introduction price. Be one of the first to try it…

New Absinthe: L´Enteté from the Combier distillery (introduction price)

Absinthe Entete

As the new Absinthe of the Month we have chosen our exclusive Absinthe Sample Set. 5 different Absinthes from 3 different countries are nicely packaged in unique glass tubes. It is the perfect set when you want to try out different flavours without buying a whole bottle. As it is our Absinthe of the Month we add to every set a gift for free: The World´s smallest Absinthe Spoon!

Absinthe of the Month: Sample Set + World´s smallest Absinthe Spoon!

Absinthe of the Month

For the absinthiana collectors under us we have a special offer: Original antique Feuille Absinthe Spoons. When you are interested send us a PM via Facebook:

Antique Absinthe Spoon for sale



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ALANDIA´s first Gin: Six Ravens London Dry Gin

10:25 am in ALANDIA, Gin by ALANDIA

Gin and ALANDIA? It´s not green and it is not Absinthe?

That´s right, but out of a daily life problem, a new product has evolved! Absinthe, as you might have experienced as well, is unfortunately not available in every bar. Therefore you have to have some substitutes in mind when you are out for a drink. In our case, the substitute is Gin & Tonic, a historical drink with sytle and slightly bitter, herbal taste. As Gin is a distilled spirits made out of various herbs and spices, similar to Absinthe, we had the idea of creating our own Gin, the first ALANDIA Gin. It took us over a year and many prototypes to finalize the recipe but now the product is bottled and available for sale: Six Ravens London Dry Gin! We really would be happy when you give our Premium Gin Six Ravens a try. We would be so happy, that we add this month to every bottle one exclusive lead-crystal Gin & Tonic Glass for free! The perfect equipment for a perfect Gin & Tonic

ALANDIA´s first Gin: Six Ravens London Dry Gin! (+ Free lead-crystal Gin & Tonic Glass)

Six Ravens Gin

But we don´t forget our roots. Absinthe is still our flagship product! And like every month, we have as well this month an Absinthe of the Month: Heritage Verte. It´s intensive herbal bouquet make this Absinthe one of our very favorites. It´s color, aroma, louche and taste is intense, it´s a real absinthe, not a water downed spirit. The wine alcohol base of Heritage Verte make it as well special. Cognac like notes are present, which remind of pre-ban absinthes. As you need premium sugar cubes for preparing an Absinthe the traditional way, we add this month to every bottle one free bag of Absinthe Sugar Cubes!

Absinthe of the Month: Heritage Verte + Free Absinthe Sugar Cubes!

Absinthe of the Month


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