Grande Absente 69, the modern, provocative “green fairy” which inspires the contemporary art scene, embodies all that is spiritual and anti-establishment. Grande Absente 69 – the genuine article – contains more absinthe plants, which gives it its very particular bitterness.
The rite of passage to the very essence of a true absinthe! Grande Absente 69. Caution, you may become mad… about it! Tips: Aside from the traditional absinthe ritual, the different plants and of course the absinthe contained in Grande Absente 69 make it an ideal addition to an infinite number of cocktails. Shakers at the ready!
How do you drink it?
A few ideas to use depending on your tastes and desires….
– Traditionally, with the absinthe spoon ritual:
Place a piece of sugar soaked with Grande Absente on an absinthe spoon placed on the edge of the glass. Light the sugar with a flame. Gently pour the water over it, to slowly dissolve the sugar and to tint the liqueur with an opalescent green.
– Pour the Grande Absente over shaved ice.
– Add a little water only for those who prefer bitter drinks that are not very sweet.
– And those who love strong sensations will appreciate Grande Absente neat, at 69% alc/vol.
– In cocktails.
Appearance: beautiful clear green color with yellow reflections, which look clear and brilliant.
Nose: The aromatic power of grande absinthe dominates with the characteristic camphor and menthol notes which then mix in with fresh anise and spice notes.
Taste: a powerful attack due to the presence of absinthe, then the structured development leaves room for a fresh and spiced final note that gives the product its lingering taste.
Storage: at room temperature, not over 25°C or in the refrigerator. Store the bottle upright. No expiration date.