“How much is Absinthe?” is a tricky question to answer as it depends on the producer and the form of Absinthe. On shoppersvineyard www.absinthesoldinusa.com, an American website their least expensive Absinthe was Green Moon Absinthe and Vodka at $29.99, the “Lucid” brand of Absinthe from the popular distillery of Ted Breaux was on special offer at $51.99 and their most high-priced Absinthe was St George Spirits Absinthe Verte at $73.99.
TheDrinkshop.com, a British organization market Absinthes from all around the world and have 32 differing types and designs of Absinthe available on their website. Prices vary from Â£30 -Â£53 for a 750ml bottle, the equivalent of about $60-100. their least expensive brand is Pere Kermanns and their most high-priced is Sebor.
As you have seen, Absinthe is quite a high priced liquor when compared to other alcoholic beverages just like wine and fermented alcohol including beer and cider.
How much is Absinthe if you make it using a kit?
Because bottled Absinthe is expensive plus due to legislation in a few countries, so many people are interested in making their own personal Absinthe from a kit that they can purchase online.
You will find various kits available. Some kits provide you with herbs that you have to steep while others give you herbs you need to mix with alcohol then filter after a couple of days.
The kit available from Green Devil includes two blends of herbs, a main blend along with a finishing blend, muslin bags for infusing the herbs, their own unique micron filtering method, a pamphlet that contains instructions and data as well as two bottle labels. The kit contains enough herbs to create 2 liters of Absinthe and the herbs include wormwood, hyssop, calamus, anise and fennel along with others.
Making use of their standard kit, you can make 2 liters of Absinthe for $34.95 having a thujone content of 70-90mg.
Yet another way of making Absinthe at home is by using Absinthe essences. AbsintheKit.com sell essences that are created using real Absinthe herbs, such as wormwood, aniseed and fennel, and high tech co2 distillation so the effort is completed for you. All you have to do is mix the essence with a neutral alcohol such as Everclear or vodka and there you have it, your very own Green Fairy!
The essences from AbsintheKit.com are top-quality and are the same essences that they sell to the Absinthe industry. You can either purchase a 20ml essence for $3.95 ($4.95 for the Strong 55) or purchase a kit for $29-39. A 20ml bottle of essence will make a 750ml bottle of Absinthe plus a kit makes 14 bottles. The kit contains your chosen essence, artistic bottle labels and a measure for that essence.
Essences on offer are:-
– Absinthe Classics Essence – This will make traditional “verte” or green Absinthe.
– White Absinthe – This essence makes a premium Swiss style clear or La Bleue Absinthe which louches superbly.
– Orange Absinthe – This makes a very different Absinthe having a yellow-orange color as well as an orange taste which comes from all natural orange oil.
– Strong 55 Absinthe – This essence constitutes a stronger and more bitter Absinthe because of its higher power of wormwood. Suitable for people that love the wormwood taste.
The very first three essences create Absinthe with a thujone content of 35mg per 750ml bottle and the Strong 55 makes one having an thujone content of 55mg.
The essences are shipped worldwide and so are simple to use, see AbsintheKit.com for details and instructions.
How much is Absinthe depends on whether you are getting commercially made bottled Absinthe or creating it from a kit. One of the most economical approach is to make use of essences.