Silver Medal in 1998 at the International Wine and Spirit Competition.
To drink it in the usual way : 20ml of Pastis and add 100ml of fresh water with some ice.
To drink int in the traditional way: 100ml of cold water (without ice) in a frozen glass and add some Pastis. Mix and taste.
Today, the production of Pastis Boyer is only of 100 000 bottles a year against 140 million (including all the brands sold on the French market). Contrary to the distilled alcohol, the macerated alcohol is much more complex with aromas of various plants and spicy notes. But if in pastis market share Jean Boyer represents only 0.07% quantity wise, quality wise it is more like 50% with the other 50% going to Pastis Henri Bardouin from Distilleries et Domaines de Provence as The (British) Financial Times judged after devoting a whole pink page to a comparison of the two.