Discovering How To Prepare Absinthe

Maybe you have bought your own bottle of Absinthe, the Green Fairy, or made your personal Absinthe by using top-quality Absinthe essences such as those provided by So now you just need to learn how to prepare Absinthe. Observe the following instructions and guidelines to create the perfect Absinthe drink.

There are two main means of preparing Absinthe. The Ritual or La Louche is the traditional method used in France and Switzerland in bars and homes before the Absinthe ban of the 1900s The Czech or Bohemian way is an even more modern approach to preparing absinthe and is scorned by many Absinthe drinkers who say that it was just an advertising stunt and never was employed in history.

How to Prepare Absinthe making use of “The Ritual”

To carry out “The Ritual” you will want:-
– An Absinthe glass or large glass – duplicate Absinthe glasses and spoons can be found from
– An Absinthe spoon – that 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 to the glass and rest the spoon above the rim of the glass.
Slowly drip the water over the sugar cube utilizing a steady hand or by switching on the tap of the fountain.
The sugar will gradually dissolve and drip through the slots of the spoon.
Look at the Absinthe louche as the water mixes into the Absinthe.
Stir and revel in your Green Fairy drink, the drink appreciated by the likes of Van Gogh, Oscar Wilde and also Pablo Picasso.

How to Prepare Absinthe while using Czech or Bohemian Method

For this method you should have:-
– An Absinthe glass or huge glass
– An Absinthe spoon
– Absinthe
– A cube of sugar
– A lighter or match

Position the sugar cube on the Absinthe spoon and rest around the rim of the glass.
Pour 25-50ml of Absinthe into the glass, pouring a bit over the sugar to soak the sugar.
Making use of the match or lighter, meticulously set fire to the sugar cube.
Let the sugar to caramelize, melt and drip inside the Absinthe.
Water down the Absinthe with the cold water to your essential dilution.
Enjoy looking at the Absinthe louche and after that sit back and enjoy.

Take care with the Bohemian Method – you don’t want to set the Absinthe alight and ruin the flavor or set your property on fire.

For both methods, it is advisable to work with a quality Absinthe that contains real wormwood and real essential oils so you can take pleasure in the “louche” effect our site. You might want to use Czech Absinthe for the Bohemian Method as it’s believed to come from the Czech Republic.

If you’re unable to buy quality Absinthes in your shops then you can search on the internet or make your own using authentic wormwood Absinthe essences from These essences are used by the Absinthe industry so you realize that they are high quality. You merely mix the essence with vodka or Everclear to create Absinthe. Go to to find out how to prepare Absinthe utilizing essences.