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Did You Know Absinthe Is ...

Wormwood Society Logo• Not poisonous, and never was?
• Not hallucinogenic, and never was?
• Legal in the USA since the 1960s?
• Not just a novelty? There are fine absinthes, just like fine wine, whisky, and cognac.  Read more here:

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Preparing Absinthe In Society

Properly preparing a glass of absinthe isn't as complicated as you may think.

Absinthe enthusiasts often refer to absinthe preparation as the "absinthe ritual", but it's not very different from making a cup of tea.

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Absinthe Evaluation Tutorial

Do you know how to tell a great absinthe from a so-so absinthe?  What does one look for, or demand, in a glass of absinthe?  Just as with fine wine, fine absinthe has a whole language and system for evaluation and tasting.

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Argenti Absenta Circa 1970

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Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
3.0  (1)
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3.0  (1)
Aroma 
 
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Vintage Argenti Absenta Circa 1970
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0
The color is a pale green, with slight amber tones, a very different green.
The louche is moderate, but a slow clouding effect, that starts almost upon the first drip. It maintains a very pale green hue.
The aroma is of wormwood and anise. Very sweet and to the fore. A soft tone, deliciously sweet.
The flavor is of wormwood, anise and another that I can’t quite place, relatively balanced for a Spanish, but with a slight numbing, smooth fresh mouth feel finish, with definite wormwood and anise.
As this being a 70’s vintage, it has aged very well. A great addition to anyone’s collection. An excellent absinthe to experience.

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