czech absinthe

Mead Base Absinthe Review

Mead Base Absinthe

As a few of you have probably heard already, we recently added an absinthe to our portfolio that is truly something special – Mead Base Absinthe.

This absinthe is made at the Žufanek distillery (one of the creators of Absinthe L’Ancienne), and is distilled on the basis of honey wine which was aged for at least 3 years. The result is a gentle and herbal spirit, with a lovely aroma of honey – but let us introduce this absinthe to you in more detail: (more…)

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How to spell Absinthe

You have certainly already noticed that there are various ways of spelling our favorite spirit from the Val-de-Travers (a small region in Switzerland where absinthe was first ‘discovered’).  Absinthe, absinth, absynthe, absenta…which of these spellings then captures the real spirit of absinthe?!  The following explanations shine some light on the various spellings of absinthe.

Absinthe is French for wormwood (artemisia absinthium), (more…)

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