Absinthe Jade 1901 - 70cl

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The Jade 1901 absinthe from Ted Breaux, a replica of the historical Pernod Fils, is an absinthe for connoisseurs.



Colour: clear emerald green.

Louche: Builds up quickly in layers with the characteristic oil trails until it turns into fully opaque.

Aroma: Green anise fills the room as the louche forms.

Taste: Creamy with a juicy green anise in front, shortly followed by a kind of floral wormwood and a powdery hyssop, just like in a pre-ban Pernod Fils, its ancestor. The 1901 is definitely the best reproduction of a vintage absinthe!

Finish: No secret here, the savoury green anise numbs the tongue and palate, in a lovely way.

Discover our Jade 1901 gift set here ! It features a bottle of Jade 1901 absinthe, as well as a bubble glass.
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  • Capacity :
    70cl
  • Shipping Weight :
    1,43 kg
  • Distillery :
  • Country of Origin :
  • Alcohol Content :
    68% vol
  • Color :
    Green
  • Coloration :
  • Description :
    Spirit
  • Responsible Food Company :
    rs, Distillerie Combier, 48 Rue, Beaurepaire, 49400 Saumur, FR
  • Usage :
    Mix with water before drinking.
  • Production Method :
  • City / Region :
    Saumur / Maine-et-Loire
  • Anise taste :
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  • Product Type :
    Absinthe

Jade Liqueurs & Combier, France

1834 :


Jean-Baptiste Combier, 25, opens the Combier-Destre candy store in Saumur together with his brother Claude. Thanks to an alembic installed in the back shop, he distils some liqueurs to fill his candies and chocolates with.

1848 :


J ean-Baptiste buys more alembics and establishes the Combier distillery on the rue Beaurepaire, where it still is located today. This is the starting point of a booming business, Combier now sells its liqueurs all over the world.

1861 :


Jean-Baptiste Combier's son James, only 19 years old, learns the art of distillation before traveling to England, Algeria, Italy, Greece and Egypt, from where he brings new essences and herbs for Combier Liqueurs.

Absinthe distillation at Combier :


Combier owns its own fields of 2 wormwood cultivars, harvested by hand and traditionally dried in an attic. There are 10 alembics from the 19th century in the distilling room, including 8 from Egrot (the famous maker of Pernod Fils alembics at the time).

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80 review(s)      |      Average score :

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By TheHourMan

Added on the : 27/11/2019 English

Absolutely delicious. I experimented quite a lot with this drink. I found that the best flavors I could get out of it were by mixing it with just water (and no sugar,) or by mixing it with cranberry soda instead of water if I was feeling like drinking something more sweet.

The color is beautiful, especially when it louches. There's nothing quite like holding this drink up and having the sunlight shine through it.

The anise is the strongest flavor in this drink, but there are many pleasant flavors in the background.

It is not overpowering in any sense. It goes down smooth and leaves your mouth feeling silky due to the louche.

Overall, I highly recommend this. It is perfect in my eyes. If you hate the flavor of anise, this isn't for you, but then again neither is absinthe in general.

By Herbal and Aromatic perfection

Added on the : 02/09/2019 English

Exactly what I like about this absinthe is the complex mix of herbs and spices that give this an amazing taste. I've come across quite a few absinthes that can pass as just tasting like "black jellybeans" to most people, but this one separates itself from that crowd. The anise and fennel are not on the forefront of this particular one. In fact, it's hard to even tell if there is one dominant flavor. It's like they all meld together into a delicious mural of colorful tastes that leave you wondering what you just tasted, but you don't care, you just want more. On top of the flavor, the louche is particularly thick and opalescent. It really is a beauty. This is an expensive bottle, but one that every absinthe drinker should try. I would recommend it for more experienced absinthe drinkers since it is a real top shelf bottle and it's nice to try it after wetting your whistle with a few others prior. This is the kind of spirit I would not buy frequently, but I know I will be very happy coming back to.

By EdinburghElle

Added on the : 29/08/2019 English

My first bottle of absinthe and I love it. It's really balanced so the aniseed is not overpowering. I got this for a 1920s-style party and some people don't like absinthe, but they felt it was not too strong that they couldn't drink it. It's something that suits everyone...and it's plenty strong!

By cj

Added on the : 05/08/2019 English

Classic little number. Although the anise is not overpowering it is predominant and for my palate it made it hard to discern other elements, the louche and mouth feel it exquisite. Most enjoyable drink, try with a little less sugar but as twist treat yourself to some 'Parma Violets' (sweets) on the side the combination is lovely.

My only gripe is the wine bottle style cork, without a hand openable element; the alcohol evaporation dries the cork out to the point of disintegration the cork-screw destroyed it, poring through a tea strainer was an interesting addition to the absinthe ritual, perhaps next time I should add my iced water served from a tea-pot!

By Tom Gaasbeek

Added on the : 14/05/2019 English

This one is a perfect allround absinthe for every mood.
No hangovers, high quality alcohol.
Very dominant anise taste, with a spicy white pepper touch.
Simple liquorice taste, with wormwood in the background and floral notes on top accompanied with a earthy and sweet wine taste.

By Fantastico

Added on the : 25/03/2019 English

Il miglior assenzio sinora mai provato! Non ne ho provati tantissimi (6 in tutto) ma questo è il top! Mezza zolletta di zucchero a mio gusto.

By Jake

Added on the : 21/03/2019 English

Wow, this is just it. I had a few different bottles to taste, me and all of my mates simply said 1901 was the best of them all. Thick and rich texture, super oily, provides a wonderful louche effect, taste is just what you would expect, full, round, pungent and refined. Lots of grassy absinthe notes and mild-thick aniseed. Vivid olive green hue with thick louche, intense aromatic experience, to be sipped slowly, intensely aromatic, super smooth, on the connoisseur side, extremely refined and rewaring. Delicious.

By AaronC

Added on the : 13/09/2018 English

One of my favorite absinthes. Underlying sweetness, matched with a healthy bitterness but not biting in any way. The balance of flavors is amazing. High alcohol content, but doesn't taste that way. I prefer it on the rocks without sugar or water, and wait for minimal dilution before starting to enjoy.

By AbsintheMan1

Added on the : 10/09/2018 English

This is my first purchase of Absinthe and will definitely not be my last. I thought I would hate the taste as I normally drink whiskeys, vodkas, and rum but I've found myself a new norm. Will definitely recommend it to my friends and family. Although I'm only a beginner, I know I'll be an Absinthe enthusiast before long.

By Charles

Added on the : 31/08/2018 English

Wonderful in every way imaginable. On time delivery, beautiful designed bottle

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