Did the RMS Titanic carry Absinthe?

Welcome back dear friend. This weeks topic is a very controversial and also interesting one. We are sure you will love it. We will discuss whether there was Absinthe on the Titanic or not. It also has been discussed recently within the Absinthe community, which is why we wanted to talk about it, in order to give some more information. Of course, if the Titanic actually carried Absinthe, it would be awesome to be able to get ones hand on some! Continue reading “Did the RMS Titanic carry Absinthe?”

Absinthe and Water: That’s what you need to know

Dear Absintheur! This week you are in for a special post, because we are talking about the maybe second biggest thing for Absintheurs: Water. Why is water so important? Well, because you use it every time that you prepare your Absinthe! We feel that this is not talked about enough, which is why we want to discuss Absinthe and Water in this weeks post. Continue reading “Absinthe and Water: That’s what you need to know”

GABA: What does it have to do with Absinthe & Thujone?

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We are happy to welcome you back to this weeks post! Last time we talked about Absinthe & Thujone. Today we will add some info to this topic. We will talk about an ingredient, which is less known, but also connected to Absinthe & Thujone: GABA. Continue reading “GABA: What does it have to do with Absinthe & Thujone?”

Thujone: Why did it give Absinthe such a bad reputation?

We are pleased to welcome you back to our Absinthe blog. We have often talked about it, and we still get many inquiries from customers about this topic. But we never went into too much detail. Today´s topic is therefore a very basic part of Absinthe. It is apparently also one of the reasons for the Absinthe Prohibition. By now you will probably already know. It is about Thujone and Absinthe. Continue reading “Thujone: Why did it give Absinthe such a bad reputation?”

Why does Absinthe loose its green color?

Welcome back dear Absintheur, as always we want to give you some interesting background information about our favorite drink, Absinthe. Therefore, we will find today an answer to the question why Absinthe can loose its green color over time? We have received some questions regarding this topic. Let’s get right into it! Continue reading “Why does Absinthe loose its green color?”

Absinthe Huffing Ritual: Why to avoid it

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Today, we want to give you some more insights into existing Absinthe rituals. The traditional and recommended way of drinking Absinthe is to prepare it with ice cold water and a sugar cube. This French way of drinking Absinthe is as well what we recommend. But other (modern) rituals exist as well. The most popular one is the Absinthe fire ritual also known as the Czech ritual (it is stupid, please don’t burn your Absinthe!). A similar stupid & misleading ritual is the Absinthe Huffing Ritual. To state it upfront, we do not support this way of preparing Absinthe. The sole intent of this post is an educational purpose. Continue reading “Absinthe Huffing Ritual: Why to avoid it”