Absinthe Philippe Lasala Tasting Notes by Marc Thuillier

Absinthe Philippe Lasala is one of the cheapest Spanish absenta, so one would expect a ‘cheap’ taste too, like some of the vile fluorescent oil mixes made in Czech Republic. But while it is not traditionally distilled and made from a mix of herbal essences, it definitely not has a ‘cheap taste’. Marc Thuillier recently heard that the Lasala had improved over the years and was very curious to taste it. Here are his tasting notes.


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Absinthe Vieux Pontarlier FDC 3 ans Tasting Notes by Marc Thuillier

Absinthe Vieux Pontarlier is a timeless classic from the Emile Pernot distillery in Pontarlier. Three years ago, Dominique Rousselet, director of the distillery, decided to reserve part of a batch in order to age it in a oak barrel. 3 years later, here it is, finally, bottled and ready to be drunk. That’s exactly what Marc Thuillier did immediately after receiving his bottle. Here are his tasting notes:


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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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Absinthe Jade Terminus Absinthe Oxygenee Review by Marc Thuillier

Jade Terminus Absinthe Oxygenee is the latest (re)creation from Ted Breaux, Jade Liqueurs. The process used is similar to the one used by the famous distillery Cusenier back in the glory days. Cusenier were using a hot oxygenation process to make their absinthe appear as “pure” as possible to their customers. How does this process impact the taste of such a fine handcrafted absinthe? Marc Thuillier has tasted this one from a 2017 batch for Absinthes.com. (more…)

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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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