Burning Absinthe – Why people (still) do it…

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Welcome back dear friend! Happy to see you in 2017, we do hope that you had a wonderful time. We do have a topic today that we have been burning (see what we did here?! šŸ™‚ ) to tell you about: Burning Absinthe. We’re sure you know some drinks that can burn (as in our title picture). But how about setting Absinthe on fire…?    …Continue reading “Burning Absinthe — Why people (still) do it…”

Absinthe Ritual: How to drink Absinthe

You have already learned a lot about Absinthe and how to make Absinthe the right way. Today we want to tell you more about the fascinating Absinthe Ritual. We will give you advice how to drink Absinthe traditionally and we we will also explain the reason behind the ritual.

How to drink Absinthe: The original French Ritual

The original way of preparing Absinthe is called the French Absinthe Ritual, which describes as well the historical roots of the drink. The focus is set on the “Louche”, the change of AbsintheĀ“s color when it is diluted with ice cold water.    …Continue reading “Absinthe Ritual: How to drink Absinthe”

The Classic French Absinthe Ritual

This is the first of a series of videos dealing with the different kind of preparations of Absinthe. Absintheurs call this part ritual, because itĀ“s exactly this!

You take your time, get your favourite Absinthe off the shelf, a stylish Absinthe glass, have your icecold water prepared, your spoon ready and some sugar cubes nearby… Here you go… Sometimes itĀ“s different: You have a brandnew, never-tried-before Absinthe, maybe a new Absinthe accessory like an Absinthe fountain or an AbsintheĀ brouille and a different kind of preparation. We will show that later down the road, but first things first and this of course can only beĀ The Classic French Absinthe Ritual. Feel free to post any comments about this ritual, maybe you have some slight variations for us.