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- American Journal of Pharmacy, 1868

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Absinthe Reviews

Along my way with the "fairy" I have sampled several brands, contemporary as well as vintage absinthes from around the 1900's. And I can sincerely tell that there is a huge variety in quality and authenticity.

Browse the categories below to read reviews, high and low, on both modern reproductions as well as century old absinthes that take you back in time.

 
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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.

 
 
Absinthe Duplais Blanche

Brand information

Alcohol
72%
Manufacturer
Oliver Matter AG
Country
Switzerland
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

Second absinthe from the Duplais line. Again, based on a recipe from the old Duplais distillers manual. This is a very nice breath of fresh air being an absinthe blanche from Switzerland that is not a "La Bleue".

 
 
Absinthe Duplais Verte

Brand information

Alcohol
72%
Manufacturer
Oliver Matter AG
Country
Switzerland
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

A Swiss absinthe verte, made according to the traditional Duplais recipe. This is the first of several absinthes in the Duplais range from Matter-Luginbühl.

The Duplais Verte was awarded a Silver Medal at the 2008 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

 
 
Absinthe DuVallon

Brand information

Alcohol
53%
Manufacturer
DuVallon
Country
Switzerland
Color
Blanche
Type
Distilled

Many of the former clandestine distillers got permits to legally distilled when absinthe was again made legal in Switzerland. This is another one of those.

 
 
Absinthe Edouard

Brand information

Alcohol
72%
Manufacturer
Combier / Jade Liqueurs
Country
France
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

The third absinthe from Jade Liqueurs was another reproduction of a pre-ban absinthe. This time it was the Edouard Pernod and actually it was a good enough attempt.

 
 
Absinthe Elixier du Pays des Fees

Brand information

Alcohol
55%
Manufacturer
Francois Bezencon
Country
Switzerland
Color
Blanche
Type
Distilled

Another Val-de-Travers La Bleue.

 
 
Absinthe Fusion

Brand information

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

A Swiss blanche absinthe from the minds of scientists and a cook with a clear taste of chocolate - a truly unique offering to fill a void I didn't know was there!

 
 
Absinthe Hapsburg (Green Label)

Brand information

Alcohol
72.5%
Manufacturer
for Wine and Spirits Intl. UK
Country
Bulgaria
Color
Verte
Type
Mixed & Macerated

One of several absinthes in the Hapsburg range that offer a number of absinthes - or rather the same drink but at different alcohol levels. It is yet another "Bohemian style" absinthe, artificially colored and made from essences.

 
 
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.

 
 
Absinthe Marco Previtali

Brand information

Alcohol
56%
Manufacturer
Marco Previtali
Country
Switzerland
Color
Blanche
Type
Distilled

Once more a La Bleue from Couvet in Val-de-Travers. It seems to never end. But as long as what they make is good, why stop them...

 
 
Absinthe Montmartre

Brand information

Alcohol
65%
Manufacturer
Fischer Schnaps / Tuivel
Country
Austria
Color
Verte
Type
Distilled

Absinthe enthusiast "Tuivel" hooked up with the Austrian Alter Wiener Schnaps Museum and created this absinthe according to an old Austrian recipe. Different from a traditional French style absinthe it's a truly unique product.

 
 
 
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