“How much is Absinthe?” is a challenging question to respond to since it depends on the manufacturer and the sort of Absinthe. On shoppersvineyard, an American website their least expensive Absinthe was Green Moon Absinthe and Vodka at $29.99, the “Lucid” type of Absinthe from the renowned distillery of Ted Breaux was on special offer at $51.99 and their most expensive Absinthe was St George Spirits Absinthe Verte at $73.99.
TheDrinkshop.com, a British company market Absinthes from all around the globe and also have 32 different types and fashions of Absinthe available on their website buy-absinthe.com. Prices vary from £30 -£53 for a 750ml bottle, the equivalent of about $60-100. their lowest priced brand is Pere Kermanns and their priciest is Sebor.
As you can see, Absinthe is quite a costly liquor when compared to other alcohol based drinks such as wine and fermented alcohol including beer and cider.
How much is Absinthe if you make it utilizing a kit?
Because bottled Absinthe is expensive and also as a result of legislation in certain countries, many people are thinking about making their own Absinthe from a kit that they may purchase online.
You can find several kits available. Some kits give you herbs that you have to steep while others offer you herbs you need to mix with alcohol then filter after a couple of days.
The kit available from Green Devil contains two blends of herbs, a main blend plus a finishing blend, muslin bags for infusing the herbs, their particular micron filtration system, a pamphlet that contains instructions and information as well as two bottle labels. The kit is made up of enough herbs to make 2 liters of Absinthe and the herbs contain wormwood, hyssop, calamus, anise and fennel along with others.
Making use of their standard kit, you could make 2 liters of Absinthe for $34.95 which has a thujone content of 70-90mg.
Yet another way of creating Absinthe in your own home is to try using Absinthe essences. AbsintheKit.com sell essences which are produced using real Absinthe herbs, such as wormwood, aniseed and fennel, and high tech carbon dioxide distillation so that the hard work is done for you. All you have to do is mix the essence with a neutral alcohol just like Everclear or vodka and there you have it, your own Green Fairy!
The essences from AbsintheKit.com are top-quality and are the same essences which they sell to the Absinthe industry. You can buy a 20ml essence for $3.95 ($4.95 for the Strong 55) or you can buy a kit for $29-39. A 20ml bottle of essence is likely to make a 750ml bottle of Absinthe plus a kit makes 14 bottles. The kit contains your selected essence, artistic bottle labels and a measure for that essence.
Essences on offer are:-
– Absinthe Classics Essence – This will make classic “verte” or green Absinthe.
– White Absinthe – This essence creates a premium Swiss style clear or La Bleue Absinthe which louches magnificently.
– Orange Absinthe – This makes an extremely different Absinthe having a yellow-orange color as well as an orange taste which comes from natural orange oil.
– Strong 55 Absinthe – This essence makes a stronger plus more bitter Absinthe because of its higher power of wormwood. Perfect for those that love the wormwood taste.
The very first three essences create Absinthe with a thujone content of 35mg per 750ml bottle and the Strong 55 makes one by having an thujone content of 55mg.
The essences are transported globally and are convenient to use, see AbsintheKit.com for information and instructions.
How much is Absinthe all depends on whether you are getting commercially made bottled Absinthe or producing it from a kit. The most economical way is to use essences.