March 6, 2006

Blanchette Absinthe From Jade Liqueurs

Blanchette Absinthe from Jade LiqueursA couple months ago we told you about the arrival of a couple Jade Absinthe bottles for review, and guess what...we haven't reviewed them yet. Sorry about that - we didn't have access to the bottles for a while, we wanted to get a real honest-to-goodness absinthe spoon, we couldn't find out Hannibal Lecter restraints, etc. This is our FYI that we will be reviewing them this month...over St. Patrick's Day, in fact. Yes, we know absinthe isn't Irish, but it's green, and there's no better day to manufacture an excuse to drink. Expect those reviews St. Patty's weekend - and expect the reviews to be written whilst we're in our cups.

To tide you over until that auspicious day, we have discovered a new absinthe created by Jade Liqueurs and the absinthe man Ted Breaux. It seems a bit less spendy than the others offered on the site (running 25 Pounds, or about $45, as compared to the others that are 55 Pounds, or closer to $95, according to our favorite currency converter) and though it's not cheap, it might be a good "training wheels" way to have your first meeting with the green fairy. They bottle it at 120 proof (60% ABV), which is nothing to sneeze at.

"Blanchette", the original absinthe produced by Distillerie Combier (Saumur, France) circa 1900. Blanchette is a Swiss-style, clear absinthe that yields a distinct aroma and flavor of anise and grande wormwood, with a background of alpine herbs. Like our other Jade absinthes, Blanchette is crafted entirely by hand in the antique copper absinthe stills in the Combier distillery.
Learn more and buy your own at Absinthe Online.

Read More in: Absinthe

Share this Article with others: social bookmarking

Related Articles:

Came straight to this page? Visit Liquor Snob for all the latest news.

Posted by Jake Jamieson at March 6, 2006 12:47 PM
Recent Comments

Post a comment









Remember personal info?




Please enter the letter "k" in the field below:
Please press Post only once. Submission of comments takes up to 20 seconds because of Spam Filtering.
Join the Mailing List Mailing List
Enter your Email


Powered by FeedBlitz
Subscribe - RSS

facebook_badge.jpg twitter_badge.jpg

Recent Comments

Michael Kahn commented on Level Vodka Review: Very fair, comparable to Ketel One or Grey Goose... for the same price you ...

Joe commented on Level Vodka Review: The first time I tried this vodka I was completely sold. I have been drinki...

kelsey commented on Level Vodka Review: had this vodka... tried th emartini w/ rosemary. martini was ok...vodka alo...

Liquor Snob commented on Level Vodka Review: We'd definitely put it in the same category as those other vodkas. We were ...

Karson commented on Level Vodka Review: Fantastic stuff. How do you think it stands up to something like Grey Goose...


Visit our other properties at Blogpire.com!

FoodPire

This weblog is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
All items Copyright © 1999-2014 Blogpire Productions. Please read our Disclaimer and Privacy Policy