Absinthe Ordinaire Liqueur
Matching the original traditional recipes, with more absinth, less sugar. All eyes will be instantly captivated thanks to its clear and shiny light green colour with yellow undertones. Absinth infusions and essences, mugwort and star anise, aniseed alcohol, balm and mints lend Grande Absente its special bitter flavour. It has the unique taste of absinth.
Absinthe, nicknamed "green fairy" and banned in 1915, was authorized again in 1988. It is only in 2011 that its level of thyuone (molecule present in the plant which, in strong dose, was supposed to make mad) is fixed at a maximum of 35 mg/kg. Very appreciated for its taste of absinthe and its green reflections, this alcohol seduced many artists of which Van Gogh, Baudelaire, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Oscar Wilde... The famous tasting ritual is still practiced according to the tradition, by pouring water on the absinthe, through a perforated spoon supporting a sugar. Absinthe is made by macerating plants (grand wormwood, petite wormwood, green anise, fennel, hyssop) in a mixture of alcohol and water, followed by distillation. It contains between 55 % and 75 % of alcohol.