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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AbsinthExplore Set – Jade

France
(8 Reviews)

Discover 3 spirits from Jade Liqueurs, made traditionally in Saumur, France. Thi...

All of Jade Liqueurs fine beverages are produced traditionally in Saumur, France. With the Jade AbsinthExplore Set you can try 3 of their fine absinthes. Jade Liqueurs range of ultra premium absinthe products are handcrafted and are distilled in ...

$42
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Absinthe L'Entêté - 70cl

France / 62%
(12 Reviews)

A fine Verte made at the Combier distillery in France. A fine hommage to the cla...

The Combier distillery is popular for their high quality absinthes and liqueurs. This absinthe made by Franck Choisne, the owner of the distillery. L'Entêté (can be translated as „the persistent“) is a p ...

 $83.50/Liter  $58.50
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Perique Tobacco Liqueur - 50cl

France / 31%
(3 Reviews)

Distilled by Ted Breaux, this tobacco liqueur makes a very fine drink.

Perique Liqueur de Tabac is distilled by Ted Breaux at Combier in France. Made from Louisiana Perique (the rarest and most precious tobacco in the world), only very small amount of this liqueur exists today. The unique region around the Miss ...

 $91/Liter  $45.50
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Gin Meridor - London Dry Gin - 70cl

France / 41.9%
(2 Reviews)

Gin Meridor – the first London Dry Gin from the Loire Valley in France.

Gin Meridor is the first London Dry Gin produced by the Combier distillery in Saumur, France. Master distiller and owner of the distillery, Franck Choisne worked for over a year to perfect the recipe.About 8 different plants and spices

 $66.50/Liter  $46.50
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Rediscover the flavours of yesteryear with this Pastis set!

The ideal set to enjoy your favourite anise spirits as they did in the past. This kit includes a bottle of Pastis d'Antan Combier - 70cl, 2 glasses Combier and a Pastis d'Antan water jug packed in a box with Combier logo. This set features the following prod ...

 $78.50/Liter  $55
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Absinthe Lucid - 70cl

France / 62%
(7 Reviews)

Striking design. A traditional absinthe with classic flavours and slightly peppe...

Lucid broke new ground in the USA, being the first absinthe available for almost a century. T.A. Breaux worked at the Combier Distillery in the Loire Valley, with their Belle Epoque era stills, pure spirit and traditional absinthe plant ...

 $71.50/Liter  $50
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