Absinthe Evaluation How-To

Wormwood Society Opposes Exclusive Use of the Name “Absinthe”

Swiss coat of armsThe Wormwood Society hereby states its opposition to the establishment of a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) passed on August 16th, 2012 by Switzerland's Federal Office of Agriculture. We have determined that the PGI has a false basis and that it should be revoked.


Absinthe Serving App For Android

absintheappAndroid absintheurs, here's a great absinthe app that's very simple, and very handy!  Absinthe is best when diluted to the proper strength. While the exact strength is a matter of personal taste, absinthe is intended to be drunk as a mildly alcoholic aperitif, more like wine than liquor, at the same range of strengths as commonly found in wine: between 12% to 15% or so.


Musique d'Absinthe Volume 3

musique3The latest Wormwood Society Music CD is available for purchase by clicking the CD image at left.

This is 100% original music performed by members of the Wormwood Society...


WS Absinthe 101 Flyer Download

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A Classic Cocktail

Nine-Pick Cocktail

2/3 absinthe
1/3 gin
1 dash Angostura Bitters
1 dash orange bitters
1 dash syrup

Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930