Absinthe Olde-style

THE RECIPE

How to Make The Absinthe Olde-style

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Recommended Glass: Old Fashioned Glass

Ingredients List

• 2 oz Absinthe
• 1 tbsp Sugar
• 1/2 tspliquid Wormwood Extract

Recommended Glass

Old Fashioned Glass

Instructions

This is as close to the Original Absinthe as you can get. Absinthe is very similar, but substitutes . Southern Wormwood. ” — which is thujone free — so it can be sold legally anywhere. Wormwood Extract is safe in moderation and is also legal. Mixing with Ice and Sugar produces a proper . “louche. ” as per the Original preparation method which entailed pouring Iced Water over Sugar cubes set on a slotted spoon balanced over one’s glass of Absinthe — the shaker method works better and is less complex. Pour the Absinthe Liqueur (legal to imPort) Sugar and 20 drops (approximately 1/2 tsp) liquid Wormwood Extract (available from many health food stores — Herb Pharm is a good choIce) into a shaker with Ice. Shake well strain into an Old Fashioned Glass. and serve.”

The Shopping List

Absinthe | Sugar | Wormwood Extract

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