Pouring absinthe properly

small_absinthe-downshot-150x198The way absinthe is served and consumed is one of the most important parts of drinking it. There are specific instruments and procedures that should be followed. At Drink-Matron.com we are not experts and do not pretend to be. But the people at the Wormwood Society have a bevy of knowledge about absinthe that would impress even Pierre Ordinaire himself. Below I’ve included an excerpt as well as a link to their page entitled “The Proper Way to Pour Absinthe in Society.”

“If you are using a carafe, begin by pouring a small amount of water onto the sugar, saturating it.  Allow it to sit for a minute or two so that the sugar begins to loosen and dissolve on its own….” see more at http://www.wormwoodsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=42&Itemid=228

 

 

 

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