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How can absinthe be colored into a different colour other than green?

Clear Absinthe Absinthe is made much in the same way that many gins are. You take neutral spirits, add botanicals (wormwood and anise), and re-distill. Anything that comes out of the still will be ...
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Is the saying true that drinking absinthe drives a person insane?

The answer is no; drinking traditionally prepared absinthe causes no more brain-damge or insanity than any other alcoholic beverage... ...absinthe languished in exile for nearly a century, a ...
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What benefit does burning the sugar cube bring to enjoying a glass of absinthe?

There is no canonical way to drink something, the rule of thumb is to drink the way you like it better in your mouth. That being said, I experienced the same serving method, and the bartender told me ...
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Where to buy Absinthe

In Canada you are able to purchase absinthe in most liquor stores including government run liquor stores. Here in British Columbia, I have never seen a liquor outlet without absinthe for sale. They ...
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What does the absinthe ritual do?

What does the absinthe ritual do? It is a tradition and it makes the absinthe go cloudy! It is simply the traditional way of drinking absinthe. Absinthe is a distilled highly alcoholic drink. It ...
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What benefit does burning the sugar cube bring to enjoying a glass of absinthe?

What benefit does burning the sugar cube bring to enjoying a glass of absinthe? There is no real benefit to burning a sugar cube over a glass of absinthe, other than making it a tad bit sweeter. It ...
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How can absinthe be colored into a different colour other than green?

I am going to put my two bits into this question also. There are several existing colored absinthe on the market at the moment and a couple of ways to get various colored varieties. Artificial ...
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Where to buy Absinthe

I buy from here: https://www.absinthes.com/ Plenty of choice and they ship worldwide.
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How can absinthe be colored into a different colour other than green?

You CAN have a true absinthe that is well over 70 proof that has been properly steeped with herbs and then distilled. It is all about the distillation technique. If you use a double boil or oil bath ...
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Is the saying true that drinking absinthe drives a person insane?

No, that's may be true if you prepare absinthe the wrong way, because it has Tujone. Absinthe may be dangerous if badly prepared, however today's laws are really strict (in UE at least) and you won't ...
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Where to buy Absinthe

Just wait until you are in Canada... E.g. https://okanaganspirits.com/products/absinthe/taboo-genuine-absinthe/ https://nationalpost.com/appetizer/happy-hours-guide-to-absinthe-the-louche-bag-...
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How can absinthe be colored into a different colour other than green?

I'll take a stab at this... Absinthe is an unregulated name unlike something like Champagne which is highly regulated name/place. With Champagne you can only use Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and ...
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