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Sweden

Already back in the late 1800's there was absinthe essence manufactured in Sweden and even some small scale production of Swedish made absinthe. However, absinthe never became as popular as Punsch and eventually demand for it simply died. Finally since November 2011 there's now distilled absinthe being made in Sweden.


 

 
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Absinthe Valkyria

Brand information

Alcohol
68%
Manufacturer
Sankta Annas Bränneri
Country
Sweden
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

Absinthe Valkyria is the first modern commercial Swedish distilled absinthe. Distilled at Sankta Annas Bränneri, a small batch distillery located in an old church in Lindesberg, Sweden.

 
 
Grön Opal Absinthe

Brand information

Alcohol
72%
Manufacturer
Svensk Absint AB
Country
Sweden
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

The third Swedish absinthe to hit the market is Grön Opal from Svensk Absint AB. Distilled and made from the finest herbs, some picked in the wild. Sweden proves there's hope yet in the absinthe industry.

 
 
Oak Aged Absinthe Valkyria

Brand information

Alcohol
60%
Manufacturer
Sankta Annas Bränneri
Country
Sweden
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

The little Swedish distillery in the old wooden church, Sankta Annas Bränneri, have put some Valkyria aside in Oak barrels to age it. An interesting experiment indeed. Swedish absinthe in Swedish oak.

 
 
Prestige August Strindberg Absinthe 55

Brand information

Alcohol
55%
Manufacturer
Darom AB
Country
Sweden
Color
Verte
Type
Mixed & Macerated

This essence based absinthe come from a small company, based in Malmö - southern Sweden, known for their liqueurs and aquavits manufactured by mixing essences. The name may be recognized from "Prestige Absinthe Essence"...

 
 
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.

 
 
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?

 
 
 
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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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