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Modern Absinthes

Since about 1997-1998 several hundred various brands of absinthe is available all over the world. Some bare almost no resemblance to vintage absinthes what so ever, and some are excellent reproductions.

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Sweden  (7) Switzerland  (39) USA  (3)
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1797

Brand information

Alcohol
75%
Manufacturer
Les Fils d'Emile Pernot
Country
France
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

From the Pontarlier based distillery Les Fils d'Emile Pernot and Archive Spirits come this creation. The first batch of Roquette 1797, based on a recipe from that year - 1797. Its powerful herbal profile and the prominent Pontarlier Wormwood gives this absinthe a very unique touch.

 

 
 
Absenta Montana 55

Brand information

Alcohol
55%
Manufacturer
Destilerias Montaña S.A
Country
Spain
Color
Verte
Type
Mixed & Macerated

The name Montana dates back to when the Spanish made really good quality absinthes in the mid 1900's. Today, Montana is nothing but an oil mix. But still, one of the better ones.

 
 
Absenta Tunel (green)

Brand information

Alcohol
70%
Manufacturer
Antonio Nadal, S.A
Country
Spain
Color
Verte
Type
Mixed & Macerated

If you ever find rainbow colored absinthes, you can be sure they're from Tunel - regardless of what the label says. It's simply one more oil mix.

 
 
Absente 55

Brand information

Alcohol
55%
Manufacturer
Distilleries & Domaines de Provence
Country
France
Color
Verte
Type
Mixed & Macerated

The US version of the Absente 55%. European version differs only slightly and since this was reviewed a new product, Grande Absente, have entered the market.

 
 
Absinth Emanuelle - Vom Fass

Brand information

Alcohol
55%
Manufacturer
Paul Devoille / Vom Fass
Country
France
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

Made by French distillery Paul Devoille for German liqour company Vom Fass.

 
 
Absinth Stromu

Brand information

Alcohol
70%
Manufacturer
Palirna u Zelenemo Stromu
Country
Czech Republic
Color
Verte
Type
Mixed & Macerated

There are so many Czech absinths like this one it actually hurts. For real. Artificially colored and almost blue... The review speaks for itself.

 
 
Absinth'Love 69

Brand information

Alcohol
69%
Manufacturer
Gaudentia Persoz
Country
Switzerland
Color
Blanche
Type
Distilled

The name and label says it all. Even though it's aiming at the night clubs this La Bleue is actually worth going to bed with. It's quite juicy.

 
 
Absinthe 55 du Val-de-Travers

Brand information

Alcohol
55%
Manufacturer
DistAB
Country
Switzerland
Color
Blanche
Type
Distilled

Yet another La Bleue from the heart of Val-de-Travers. There are so many...

 
 
Absinthe 68, Alain Rey

Brand information

Alcohol
68%
Manufacturer
Alain Rey
Country
Switzerland
Color
Blanche
Type
Distilled

Artisanal Val-de-travers distiller Alain Rey is previously known for the typical Swiss style La Fee Vallonne. This one, a 68% Swiss blanche is another La Bleue but with a stronger alcohol bite. A 53% version of the exact same recipe is also available.

 
 
Absinthe Blanche Neige

Brand information

Alcohol
53%
Manufacturer
Gaudentia Persoz
Country
Switzerland
Color
Blanche
Type
Distilled

Absinthe Blanche Neige is a Swiss La Bleue, distilled for Absinthes.com. Packed with alpine freshness and a fruity minty punch of wormwood to knock you right out of your boots.

 
 
Absinthe Blanchette

Brand information

Alcohol
60%
Manufacturer
Combier
Country
France
Color
Blanche
Type
Distilled

An absinthe blanche from Combier. In cooperation with Jade Liqueurs they made this based on an old Combier absinthe recipe. It was awarded a gold medal in the 2006 Absinthiades.

 
 
Absinthe Bourgeois

Brand information

Alcohol
55%
Manufacturer
Les Fils d'Emile Pernot
Country
France
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

Les Fils d'Emile Pernot in Pontarlier France did it again. All cats aside, this is one kitty I'm not allergic to. A long lasting meeeoow is what I say.

 
 
Absinthe Brevans H.R Giger

Brand information

Alcohol
68%
Manufacturer
Oliver Matter AG
Country
Switzerland
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

A verte based on a recipe from the Brevans manual with artwork by H.R. Giger. It's that simple. But the product is anything but simple...

 
 
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 Duplais Balance

Brand information

Alcohol
60%
Manufacturer
Oliver Matter AG
Country
Switzerland
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

The last in the Duplais series from Matter-Luginbühl and Markus Lion of Absinthe.de. The name is a tribute to Jhonn Balance.

 
 
 
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