Some people enjoy drinking absinthe with sugar. I don’t condemn them, even though a sugar cube associated with absinthe quickly leads people to believing that one is meant to burn the sugar cube. This however has nothing to to with how to drink absinthe the traditional way – it’s a Czech marketing technique which originated in the 90’s. Learn more here. (more…)
I was a little surprised when I saw one of our interns use an absinthe spoon last week – we probably told you that we hold absinthe tastings after work almost every Friday, so everyone from the team gets the chance to explore absinthe and to get a feel for the different flavours and taste. (more…)
Aaaah absinthe spoon... this magical accessorie, indispensable for every self-respecting absintheur!
People often ask me what they’re for, and I must admit I understand why one could get confused trying to figure out how to use them. Why do they have holes? Not very practical to drink your syrup… Even though the answer may be clear for most of you, I would rather make sure everyone understands. Here are the instructions: