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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.

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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. 

 

 

 

 

 

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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...

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WS Absinthe 101 Flyer Download

acrobat pdf icon Concise absinthe facts at your fingertips with this one-page, two-sided flyer.  Please feel free to download, print and distribute to your friends, drinking acquaintances, bar manager and liquor store manager.

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A Classic Cocktail

Johnnie Mack Cocktail

3 dashes absinthe
1/3 orange Curaçao
2/3 sloe gin
 

Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

Wormwood Society Gear

Available in our CafePress store with white or full color seal on a range of colored shirts. Mens, womens, hoodies & more.

Absinthe Tasting Journal

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The WS Absinthe Tasting Journal

With room for over 200 tastings, provides novices and experts with a primer in absinthe history and facts, as well as instructions on how to conduct scorings and blind tastings.

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