“How much is Absinthe?” is a complicated question to resolve because it all depends on the maker and the type of Absinthe. On shoppersvineyard, an American website their most inexpensive Absinthe was Green Moon Absinthe and Vodka at $29.99, the “Lucid” brand of Absinthe from the renowned distillery of Ted Breaux was on special offer at $51.99 and their most costly Absinthe was St George Spirits Absinthe Verte at $73.99.
TheDrinkshop.com, a British company promote Absinthes from all over the world and possess 32 different kinds and designs of Absinthe available for sale on their site www.buy-absinthe.com. Prices range between £30 -£53 for a 750ml bottle, the equivalent of about $60-100. their least expensive brand is Pere Kermanns and their most expensive is Sebor.
Essentially, Absinthe is quite a costly liquor in comparison to other alcohol based drinks such as wine and fermented alcohol just like beer and cider.
How much is Absinthe if someone makes it using a kit?
Because bottled Absinthe is pricey plus as a result of legislation in some countries, so many people are thinking about making their own Absinthe from a kit they can purchase online.
You will find various kits available. Some kits give you herbs you should steep while others give you herbs that you have to mix with alcohol and then filter after a few days.
The kit offered by Green Devil contains two blends of herbs, a main blend plus a finishing blend, muslin bags for infusing the herbs, their own unique micron filtration system, a pamphlet that contains instructions and data and 2 bottle labels. The kit is made up of enough herbs to create 2 liters of Absinthe as well as the herbs consist of wormwood, hyssop, calamus, anise and fennel as well as others.
Making use of their standard kit, you can make 2 liters of Absinthe for $34.95 with a thujone content of 70-90mg.
Yet another way of developing Absinthe at home is to try using Absinthe essences. AbsintheKit.com sell essences which are produced using real Absinthe herbs, such as wormwood, aniseed and fennel, and high tech co2 distillation so that the hard work is completed for you. All you need to do is mix the essence using a neutral alcohol such as Everclear or vodka and there you have it, your own personal Green Fairy!
The essences from AbsintheKit.com are top-quality and therefore are exactly the same essences that they sell to the Absinthe industry. You may either purchase a 20ml essence for $3.95 ($4.95 for the Strong 55) or obtain a kit for $29-39. A 20ml bottle of essence will make a 750ml bottle of Absinthe and a kit makes 14 bottles. The kit contains your selected essence, artistic bottle labels and a measure for that essence.
Essences on offer are:-
– Absinthe Classics Essence – This will make classic “verte” or green Absinthe.
– White Absinthe – This essence makes a premium Swiss type clear or La Bleue Absinthe which louches attractively.
– Orange Absinthe – This will make a very different Absinthe with a yellow-orange color and an orange taste which comes from natural orange oil.
– Strong 55 Absinthe – This essence makes a stronger and much more bitter Absinthe due to its higher power of wormwood. Excellent for people that love the wormwood taste.
The initial three essences make Absinthe which has a thujone content of 35mg per 750ml bottle and the Strong 55 makes one with an thujone content of 55mg.
The essences are transported globally and are simple to use, see AbsintheKit.com for facts and instructions.
How much is Absinthe will depend on whether you are buying commercially developed bottled Absinthe or producing it from a kit. The most economical strategy is to make use of essences.