Figuring out How To Prepare Absinthe

You could have bought your own bottle of Absinthe, the Green Fairy, or made your very own Absinthe by making use of top-quality Absinthe essences for instance those which is available from Now you just need to learn how to prepare Absinthe. Follow the following instructions and tips to producethe right Absinthe drink.

There are 2 main methods for preparing Absinthe. The Ritual or La Louche is the standard method used in France and Switzerland in bars and homes before the Absinthe ban of the 1900s. The Czech or Bohemian way is a more modern method of preparing absinthe and is also scorned by many Absinthe drinkers who say that it was just a marketing stunt and was not ever utilized in history.

How to Prepare Absinthe making use of "The Ritual"

To carry out "The Ritual" you will need:-
- An Absinthe glass or large glass - duplicate Absinthe glasses and spoons are available from
- An Absinthe spoon - which is a slotted or perforated spoon.
- Absinthe
- A cube of sugar
- An Absinthe fountain or jug of ice cold water.

Pour 25-50ml of Absinthe into the glass and rest the spoon above the rim of the glass.
Slowly drip the water above the sugar cube by using a steady hand or by turning on the tap of the fountain.
The sugar will slowly dissolve and drip through the slots of the spoon.
Watch the Absinthe louche as the water mixes into the Absinthe.
Stir and luxuriate in your Green Fairy drink, the drink appreciated by the likes of Van Gogh, Oscar Wilde as well as Pablo Picasso.

How to Prepare Absinthe using the Czech or Bohemian Process

Just for this method you may need:-
- An Absinthe glass or big glass
- An Absinthe spoon
- Absinthe
- A cube of sugar
- A lighter or maybe a match

Put the sugar cube on the Absinthe spoon and rest around the rim of the glass.
Pour 25-50ml of Absinthe within the glass, pouring a little on the sugar to saturate the sugar.
Utilizing the match or lighter, meticulously set fire to the sugar cube.
Let the sugar to caramelize, melt and drip within the Absinthe.
Water down the Absinthe with the ice cold water to your required dilution.
Enjoy watching the Absinthe louche after which sit back and enjoy.

Be extremely careful with the Bohemian Method - you do not want to set the Absinthe alight and ruin the flavour or set your property on fire.

For both methods, you will need to make use of a quality Absinthe which contains real wormwood and real essential oils so that you can take pleasure in the "louche" effect. You might want to use Czech Absinthe for the Bohemian Method as it is believed to come from the Czech Republic.

If you are unable to buy quality Absinthes in your shops then you can certainly search on the internet or make your own using genuine wormwood Absinthe essences from These essences are widely-used by the Absinthe industry so you realize that they are top quality. You simply mix the essence with vodka or Everclear to produce Absinthe. Go to to learn how to prepare Absinthe utilizing essences.