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Musset didn't write the way he did because he drank absinthe, instead he drank for the same reason for which he wrote just like that: namely out of despair.

-August Strindberg, 1886
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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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Verte Suisse 65 (distillers proof 1)

Brand information

Alcohol
65%
Manufacturer
Combier / Jade Liqueurs
Country
France
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

The second absinthe to come out of Jade Liqueurs was the Verte Suisse 65. Aimed to be a reproduction of the pre-ban C.F Berger absinthe.

 
 
Vieux Pontarlier Absinthe 65

Brand information

Alcohol
65
Manufacturer
Les Fils d'Emile Pernot
Country
France
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

From the well known distillery Les Fils d'Emile Pernot just outside Pontarlier we are used to get high quality absinthes - this is no different.

 
 
Vit Opal Absinthe

Brand information

Alcohol
56%
Manufacturer
Svensk Absint AB
Country
Sweden
Color
Blanche
Type
Distilled

Not only the Swiss make blanches worth the name. Swedish distillery Svensk Absint AB released this, Vit Opal, at the same time as their verte. Honestly - it beats many of the top shelf Swiss blanches, by far.

 
 
Weinachts Absinthe 2006

Brand information

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

The Christmas absinthes from Matter-Luginbühl are made in small limited batches just in time for the holidays each year.

 
 
White Fairy - Absinthe Blanche

Brand information

Alcohol
60%
Manufacturer
Les Fils d'Emile Pernot
Country
France
Color
Blanche
Type
Distilled

A variation of the original Un Emile Blanche. My own favorite of the two and again, made in cooperation with Liqueurs de France. This is no longer in production.

 
 
Wolf Absinthe

Brand information

Alcohol
66.6%
Manufacturer
Sankta Annas Bränneri
Country
Sweden
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

The third offering from the small Swedish distillery Sankta Annas Bränneri in Linderberg. Made in a former church for a Swedish Metal band. Oh, and there's a zombie on the label...

 
 
Wolf Red Absinthe Chili

Brand information

Alcohol
66.6%
Manufacturer
Valkyria Distillery AB
Country
Sweden
Color
Rouge
Type
Distilled

From the famed Swedish distillery, which was actually the first Swedish absinthe distillery in modern times, Valkyria Distillery (formerly Sankta Anna Bränneri) comes this intriguing creation. Following the success of the Wolf absinthe, this spiced up red absinthe is sure to bring the heat on. But is it hot enough?

 
 
Wormwood Blanche Edition Limitee

Brand information

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

A small limited batch of a blanche absinthe with a very dominant Wormwood profile.

 
 
Z'Graggen Absinth

Brand information

Alcohol
45%
Manufacturer
Z'Graggen AG
Country
Switzerland
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

Very few Swiss distillers seem to know how to produce a fine absinthe verte. This certainly isn't one of them.

 
 
Zurcher Fee Absinth (with anise)

Brand information

Alcohol
53%
Manufacturer
Brennerei Hans Erismann
Country
Switzerland
Color
Blanche
Type
Distilled

The Zürcher Fée Absinth apparently exist in different variants. One that louches perfectly and is really tasty and then one which is the exact opposite. Problem is that the labels are identical... Why?!

 
 
 
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