Kubler Absinthe Available in U.S.
We're not sure if we've been under a rock for the last year or so, or just had our heads up our asses, but legendary Swiss absinthe Kubler is now available on American liquor store shelves. We knew about Lucid being widely available, and we remember hearing Kubler was coming, but apparently it happened last May and we missed it. We know it's here, however, because we saw a bottle at a liquor store in Medford, MA.
"Kübler Absinthe is the first Swiss absinthe to become commercially available and our customers are in for a real treat. Such was the reputation of its absinthes that during the 19th century 'Swiss' was adopted as an indication of the highest quality regardless of whether the absinthe was produced in Switzerland, France or elsewhere ... As with all of Liqueurs de France's absinthes, Kübler is made in an alembic still following original techniques, using only natural plants, rather than extracts or oils. Kübler Absinthe is finished at 53% abv., in accordance with local traditions ..."
from Fee Verte
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Posted by Jake Jamieson at February 28, 2008 8:37 AM