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Italy

Italy, land of Grappa, nice wines and fancy clothes and fine shoes. Who knew there would be absinthes coming out of Italy - ever. Well, a few Italian absinthes have been available for quite a few years now but it's not until the last couple of years that really fine absinthes have started to show up. So now there's yet another reason to visit this beautiful country.


 

 
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Absinthe Dedo

Brand information

Alcohol
75%
Manufacturer
I.L.A.R SpA / Wine and Spirits Intl.
Country
Italy
Color
Verte
Type
Mixed & Macerated

The first absinthe to come out of Italy. Marketed around Europe by Wine and Spirits International, UK it's no wonder that it resembles every other thing they handle - bohemian style, boring and artificial.

 
 
Absinthe L'Italienne

Brand information

Alcohol
65%
Manufacturer
ALPE srl. / Stefano Rossoni
Country
Italy
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

L'Italienne is the first high end traditionally made Italian absinthe to hit the market. Absinthe enthusiast Stefano Rossoni made this in the ALPE distillery and the result is definitely something to write home about.

 
 
Farom Absinthe Old Blanche

Brand information

Alcohol
68%
Manufacturer
Farom
Country
Italy
Color
Blanche
Type
Distilled

As most comercially available Italian absinthes up to 2009 just wasn't any good it was a great pleasure to try this. An artisanal absinthe blanche from the hands of an Italian absinthe enthusiast.

 
 
Pastiglie Leone Absinthium - Fata Verde

Brand information

Alcohol
72%
Manufacturer
Pastiglie Leone
Country
Italy
Color
Verte
Type
Mixed & Macerated

Another Italian attempt at making absinthe. Candy and liqueur manufacturer Pastiglie Leone makes this citrus-laden absinthe. Compared to the early Italian Dedo it's certainly a step in the right direction. But...

 
 
 
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Many writers "of old" wrote poems or passages about absinthe. Some drank it, some didn't. Find some of them here as well as reviews and notes on modern books about absinthe.  

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The Absinthe Poetry section has seen several updates the past days. Poems and information about more authors; Antonin Artaud, Arthur Symons, Francis Saltus Saltus, Florence Folsom and Robert Loveman. Open your mind and have a drink while you enjoy their lyrics. 
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