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Christmas Holiday 2018-2019 – Order dates & Customer Service

For customers in the European Union: Please place your order before December 19th 2018 and select express delivery at the checkout in order to receive your goodies in time for Christmas. If you want to receive your parcel before New Year’s Eve, make sure to order before midday, December 20th 2018.
For customers in all other countries (e.g. in the USA, Australia, Japan): Please place your order before December 18th 2018 and select express delivery at the checkout in order to receive your goodies in time for Christmas. All orders sent by Express to countries outside Europe will arrive in 2-4 days.

All orders placed before December 20th will be sent out before December 24th 2018.

Our team is on holiday between December 22nd 2018 and January 1st 2019. Of course, you can place orders as usual during this time, but they will only be dispatched starting January 2nd 2019.

Any emails or queries received after December 21st will be replied to starting January 2nd 2018.

All the team at Absinthes.com wishes you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

Friendly greetings from Alfred, Andrew, Gunnar, Miriam, Xaver and Stefanie

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The Swiss Absinthe Festival 2018 (Absinthe en fête)

absinthe_en_fete_2018„The same procedure as every year“ would be something that described our annual trip the beautiful Val-de-Travers in the Swiss Jura Mountains quite right. We’ve been sharing our experiences and photos from each “Fête de l’absinthe” with you regularly, for the past ten years (at least this is where we think we started attending this annual gathering of absinthe friends). This year was new. This year was intriguing. This year, a lot had changed.
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The first German Absinthe Festival in Freiburg

first_german_absinthe_festivalFor years, we’ve been sharing stories from our trips to the Swiss Absinthe Festival in the Val-de-Travers, or the Absinthiades in Pontarlier, France with you. Being a part of this great absinthe community, it’s very important for us to get together at least once or twice a year to exchange news about absinthe, or just to catch up. The chance to talk to people who are just as passionate about absinthe is worth every journey, plus keeping in touch with absinthe distributors and distillers on a personal level is very important to us.

So we get together, we share some food, drink, and chat all night. Until after a day or two, we go back home to Germany, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, the Czech Republic or wherever else we’re from.

But why only Switzerland or France? We thought it’s time to host the first Absinthe Festival in Germany and bring distillers from all over the world together!

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Easter egg hunt on Absinthes.com

We’ve hidden 2 Easter eggs in the product descriptions on Absinthes.com. Now it is up to you to find them. And you can claim your prize immediately when you place an order.

You can win one of these prizes:

  • 15% off your entire order
  • a bottle of Absinthe Vivide 10cl for free

 

You’ll find discount codes written on the eggs. Enter these codes at the checkout in order to see which prize you’ll receive together with your order.

Our Easter egg hunt ends on April 1st, 11.59 pm CEST.

 

An example of how the eggs look. Please note that these codes are for illustration purposes only – you’ll find the right discount codes in the product descriptions on Absinthes.com.

We wish you a very happy Easter and fun searching!

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Christmas Holiday 2017-2018 – Order dates & Customer Service

For customers in the European Union: Please place your order before December 20th 2017 and select express delivery at the checkout in order to receive your goodies in time for Christmas. If you want to receive your parcel before New Year’s Eve, make sure to order before midday, December 21st 2017.
For customers in all other countries (e.g. in the USA, Australia, Japan): Please place your order before December 18th 2017 and select express delivery at the checkout in order to receive your goodies in time for Christmas. All orders sent by Express to countries outside Europe will arrive in 2-4 days.

All orders placed before December 21st will be sent out before December 24th 2017.

Our team is on holiday between December 23rd 2017 and January 1st 2018. Of course, you can place orders as usual during this time, but they will only be dispatched starting January 2nd 2018.

Any emails or queries received after December 23rd will be replied to starting January 2nd 2018.

All the team at Absinthes.com wishes you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

Friendly greetings from Alfred, Andrew, Marion, Miriam and Stefanie

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Christmas with Absinthe – Christmas gift ideas and more

The Christmas season is one of the most beautiful times of year for me. The first snow falls, you meet your friends at the Christmas market and enjoy the first mulled wine together: where I live, in Freiburg, there is a wonderful traditional German Weihnachtsmarkt. If I’m lucky, when I get home I am greeted by the lovely smell of freshly made cookies, meaning my boyfriend has been baking for me.

The only stressful part is the search for the perfect Christmas presents for my loved ones.

To make your search a little bit easier, we put together a selection of Christmas gift ideas. We offer a wide range of gift sets with absinthe, high quality spirits, accessories and much more. If you’re looking for a special gift idea, then Absinthes.com is the right place for you.

We also have a delicious Absinthe Eggnog recipe that fits perfectly with the Christmas season.

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The Absinthiades 2017 – Looking for the best absinthe

by Miriam

Just like every year, the annual Absinthiades were held in Pontarlier, France last weekend. The competition defines the most interesting absinthes of the year, split in two categories: Verte and Blanche. And just like every year, we from Absinthes.com had to be there!

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We sent our own absinthe in the race: Absinthe Gustave It got some great feedback as it did before on Facebook, unfortunately it didn’t bring home a medal!

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