“How much is Absinthe?” is a complicated question to answer because it all depends on the producer and the form of Absinthe. On shoppersvineyard, an American website their most inexpensive Absinthe was Green Moon Absinthe and Vodka at $29.99, the “Lucid” brand of Absinthe from the popular 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 organization promote Absinthes from all around the globe and have 32 different kinds and designs of Absinthe available for sale on their site buy-absinthe. Prices vary from £30 -£53 for a 750ml bottle, kind of like about $60-100. their most affordable brand is Pere Kermanns and their most expensive is Sebor.
As you can see, Absinthe is reasonably a costly liquor in comparison to other alcohol based drinks like wine and fermented alcohol like beer and cider.
How much is Absinthe if you make it using a kit?
Because bottled Absinthe is costly and also as a result of legislation in a few countries, so many people are interested in making their own personal Absinthe from a kit that they can purchase online.
There are several kits available. Some kits give you herbs you should steep and others give you herbs you need to mix with alcohol and then filter following several days.
The kit offered by Green Devil consists of two blends of herbs, a main blend along with a finishing blend, muslin bags for infusing the herbs, their own unique micron filtering system, a pamphlet made up of instructions and information as well as two bottle labels. The kit contains enough herbs to produce 2 liters of Absinthe as well as the herbs consist of wormwood, hyssop, calamus, anise and fennel along with others.
Using their standard kit, you can create 2 liters of Absinthe for $34.95 which has a thujone content of 70-90mg.
One other way of developing Absinthe from home is to use Absinthe essences. AbsintheKit.com sell essences that happen to be produced using real Absinthe herbs, including wormwood, aniseed and fennel, and high tech co2 distillation so the effort is done for you. All you need to do is mix the essence with a neutral alcohol such as Everclear or vodka and there it is, your own personal Green Fairy!
The essences from AbsintheKit.com are top-quality and so are the same essences that they sell to the Absinthe industry. You can either buy a 20ml essence for $3.95 ($4.95 for the Strong 55) or purchase a kit for $29-39. A 20ml bottle of essence will make a 750ml bottle of Absinthe as well as a kit makes 14 bottles. The kit includes your selected essence, artistic bottle labels and a measure for the essence.
Essences on offer are:-
– Absinthe Classics Essence – This will make traditional “verte” or green Absinthe.
– White Absinthe – This essence makes a premium Swiss type clear or La Bleue Absinthe which louches superbly.
– Orange Absinthe – This will make an incredibly different Absinthe having a yellow-orange color as well as an orange taste which comes from pure orange oil.
– Strong 55 Absinthe – This essence creates a stronger and much more bitter Absinthe due to the higher power of wormwood. Excellent for those who love the wormwood taste.
The first three essences produce Absinthe with a thujone content of 35mg per 750ml bottle and also the Strong 55 makes one with an thujone content of 55mg.
The essences are shipped globally and so are easy to use, see AbsintheKit.com for information and instructions.
How much is Absinthe will depend on whether you’re buying commercially produced bottled Absinthe or creating it from a kit. Probably the most economical approach is to use essences.