15 most popular absinthes of 2016

At the start of every new year, we like to look back at our most popular absinthe brands of the last year. That’s what we’ve done 2017 as well!

Today there exist quite a few different absinthe brands, which makes the choice a little bit hard sometimes. Our list of the 15 Top Selling Absinthes of 2016 can help you with your choice.

The best absinthes are not only produced in France or Switzerland, but also in Great Britain, Sweden or Czech Republic.

So here we are: a list of the 15 favorite absinthes of our customers!

Let the countdown begin! Let’s start with number 15.

 

15. Absinthe Adnams Rouge

Absinth Adnams Rouge

 

Characteristics:

Adnams Rouge is one of the very few red absinthes. The color is obtained entirely naturally from hibiscus flowers.

A complex and floral absinth with a pretty rose louche.

Learn more about Absinthe Adnams Rouge.

 

 

14. Absinthe St. Antoine

Absinthe St. Antoine

 

Characteristics:

One of the best Czech absinthes, produced by Martin Zufanek.

The latest batch of Absinthe St. Antoine is bottled in a brown bottle to offer optimal protection from light.

Learn more about Absinthe St. Antoine.

 

 

13. Absinthe Angélique Verte Suisse

Absinth Angélique Verte Suisse

 

Characteristics:

A powerful and complex Verte from Claude-Alain Bugnon.

Angélique Verte Suisse can be thought of as the rebellious, diabolic sister of the Clandestine.

Learn more about Absinthe Angélique Verte Suisse.

 

 

 

12. Absinthe Justifiée & Ancienne

Absinthe Justifiée & Ancienne

 

Characteristics:

A barrel-aged green absinthe based on a wine spirit that was distilled in 2013. The Justifiée & Ancienne reminds us of a vintage absinthe.

Within one week, the whole batch of this absinthe was sold out on our site.

Learn more about Absinthe Justifiée & Ancienne.

 

 

11. Absinthe Francois Guy

Absinthe Francois Guy

 

Characteristics:

Francois Guy is a great choice for everyone who is new to absinthe. It has a perfect balance between anise, fennel and wormwood.

Just like last year, Francois Guy achieved the 11th place.

Learn more about Absinthe Francois Guy.

 

 

10. Absinthe Blanche Neige

Absinthe Blanche Neige

 

Characteristics:

Absinthe Blanche Neige is distilled by talented Gaudentia Persoz exclusively for us.

This Swiss La Bleue is made with a precious and priceless ingredient, aromatic Génépi from the Alps.

Learn more about Absinthe Blanche Neige.

 

 

9. Absinthe Libertine 72 Intense

Absinthe Libertine 72 Intense

 

Characteristics:

This absinthe will enchant both novices and confirmed absinthe drinkers.

Libertine 72 is produced according to a recipe from 1894. A fine and powerful absinthe!

Learn more about Absinthe Libertine 72.

 

 

8. Absinthe Jade Esprit Edouard

Absinthe Jade Esprit Edouard

 

Characteristics:

Jade Esprit Edouard is a replica of the famous absinthe Edouard Pernod – one of the most popular absinthes during the Belle Epoque.

The wormwood, anise and fennel mix perfectly with the other herbs, including peppery coriander.

Learn more about Jade Esprit Edouard.

 

 

7. Absinthe Apocalypse

Absinthe Apocalypse

 

Characteristics:

Apocalypse is an authentic absinthe in a skull shaped bottle.

It has a refreshing taste with dominant notes of lemon and peppermint.

Learn more about Absinthe Apocalypse.

 

 

 

6. Absinthe La Clandestine

Absinthe La Clandestine

 

Characteristics:

Absinthe La Clandestine is one of the best La Bleue absinthes and has won several gold medals worldwide.

It is a complex absinthe produces by Claude-Alain Bugnon.

Learn more about La Clandestine.

 

 

5. Absinthe Jade Terminus Oxygenee

Absinthe Jade Terminus Oxygenee

 

Characteristics:

Absinthe Jade Terminus is an homage to Cusenier Oxygenée, one of the best absinthes of the 19th century.

It is distilled by Ted Breaux according to traditional French techniques, and aged using an innovative technique: hot oxygenation. It aged fully for several years.

Learn more about Jade Terminus Oxygenee.

 

4. Absinthe Jade 1901

Absinth Jade 1901

 

Characteristics:

Another absinthe from the range of excellent Jade absinthes, produced at the Combier distillery.

Jade 1901 has a creamy taste with a kind of floral wormwood. One of the best reproductions of a vintage absinthe!

Learn more about Absinthe Jade 1901.

 

 

3. Absinthe Grön Opal

Absinth Grön Opal

 

Characteristics:

Grön Opal is an excellent Verte from Sweden.

It is made with wild-growing Swedish wormwood and rested at least three months in a barrel before bottling.

Exclusively available on Absinthes.com.

Learn more about Absinthe Grön Opal.

 

2. Absinthe Abisinthe Amer

Absinthe_Abisinthe_Amer

 

Characteristics:

Abisinthe Amer 72 is a powerful absinthe with an intensive note of anise.

Learn more about Absinthe Abisinthe Amer.

 

 

1. Absinthe Roquette – the uncontested number one

Absinthe Roquette

 

Characteristics:

Roquette 1797 is made according to a hand-written manuscript from 1797.

The name Roquette refers to the horse ridden by the legendary father of absinthe, Doctor Ordinaire.

Learn more about Absinthe Roquette.

 

 

Which absinthe was your favorite in 2016? We would love to hear from you!

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