One of the finest Swiss verte’s available, this verte is known for its solid aromas and flavor profile and excellent natural color an award winning and overall appealing absinthe Matter-Luginbuhl distillery
136 proof~ Kallnach Switzerland 750ml
Unique golden-green hue, thick louche with pronounced distinct flavors Duplais Verte’s creamy mouthfeel and lingering finish places this fine absinthe as one of the top all-around vertes. We welcome the prospect of additional Matter Absinthes should they be made available in the American market.
The Classic Swiss Le Bleu! Handcrafted in Couvet the birthplace of absinthe by Claude-Alain Bugnon in the Val-de-Travers Switzerland. It is also referred to as CLB and is a favorite absinthe of many.
106 proof – 750ml
La Clandestine is a subtle La Bleue (actually a clear, uncolored absinthe) its natural sweetness and soft botanicals and spice lend itself to many cocktails. CLBs softness and comparitevly low alcohol content makes for an ideal first-timer’s absinthe. Previously unavailable in the Catskills we are very pleased to offer this venerable absinthe, La Clandestine is the only Aretmisia Bugon Distillery offering presently available in the US.
Our most popular European verte! A classic example of French Absinthe: Double Gold Medal Best in Class San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2008 ~ Five Stars The Spirits Journal 2010 ~ *Wine Enthusiast Top 50 Spirits 2010
Emile Pernot Distillery, France Tempus Fugit Spirits Importer
130 proof – 750ml
Small batch verte produced by hand in copper alembic stills in the traditional manner. The use of locally grown Pontarlier Wormwood and an array of herbs creates an alpine fresh absinthe with a touch of spice.
*Shipping and Handling included!
A pair of hard white sugar cubes conveniently packaged in classic Absinthe Sucre wrapper ~Imported from Europe 10 packets (20 cubes total) Serving size per packet: 2 cubes
Each packet measure 1.25″W x 5/8″D x 3/8″H
*The use of sugar is not requisite for quality absinthe however it is a matter of personal taste and amounts may be adjusted accordingly.
**May ship separately via USPS Freight is included when shipping within the contiguous United States. Kindly contact us for quotes for delivery abroad.
Warning: Fire is not a part of the absinthe ritual whatsoever. Sometimes referred to as “the Bohemian method” the igniting of absinthe sugar (or the spirit itself) was never in fashion nor condoned. There is no evidence to support the use of fire with absinthe during it’s advent or hey day. This unfortunate modern day gimmick is best to be avoided as this practice is not only potentially dangerous, the burnt sugar will actually damage the flavor of absinthe. Sweetening absinthe: Place sugar place cube on top of absinthe spoon and slowly drip ice cold water over to louche. Stir, serve and enjoy! Due to the high alcohol content of undiluted absinthe one must include water to dissolve the sugar. Please note: Absinthe is not a liqueur; beware of “absinthe” that is presweetened. Good absinthe is not overtly bitter or acrid and is naturally colored. True Absinthe must be diluted to be consumed. Catskill Cellars prides itself on carrying only select absinthes from reputable distilleries from America and abroad.
? Exclusive set! *Two of our favorite absinthe Blanche paired for a most wonderful absinthe tasting experience!
The classic La Clandestine hailing from Switzerland perhaps the most traditional Le Bleu available in the states together with the new American Blanche from Vilya Distillery Extrait d’absinthe Blanche with it’s unique flavor profile has been favorably received. Together they offer the distinct qualities and fine expression of absinthe Blanche.
Distillers: Jazper E. Torres Cascaida Aristan Distillery/Vilya Spirits and Claude Alain Bugnon Couvet Switzerland
(2) 750 ml ~ Vilya Extrait d’absinthe Blanche and La Clandestine are also available separately full descriptions below. ? denotes catskillcellars.com exclusive!
La Clandestine is handcrafted in Couvet the birthplace of absinthe by Claude-Alain Bugnon in the Val-de-Travers Switzerland. It is also referred to as CLB and is a favorite absinthe of many. La Clandestine is a subtle La Bleue (actually a clear, uncolored absinthe) its natural sweetness and soft botanicals and spice lend itself to many cocktails. CLBs softness and comparitevly low alcohol content makes for an ideal first-timer’s absinthe. Previously unavailable in the Catskills we are very pleased to offer this venerable absinthe, La Clandestine is the only Aretmisia Bugon Distillery offering presently available in the US. 106 proof – 750ml Ridge Extrait d’absinthe Blanche, a small batch absithe produced by distilling classic absinthe herbs of the hightest quality including grand wormwood, roman wormwood, green anise, fennel and Melissa with the addition of coriander, angelica, elecampane. Many of the herbs are grown by the owners in the Northwest Rocky Mountains in Montana. Vilya Absinthe is made by hand in copper alembic stills in the traditional way and boasts of layered herbal and woodsy aromas with peppery finish. 750 ml~ 136 proof Distillers: Jules and Joe Legate Vilya Distillery, Kalispell Montana
Winner of San Fransisco Spirits competition just months after it’s release in 2007 Mansinthe is a quality absinthe from the Matter Distillery in collaboration with Marilyn Manson. This is a true Verte made in the traditional manner and naturally colored. The distinctive artwork on the label is Mr. Manson’s Absinthe and watercolor titled “When I Get Old”.
Product of Switzerland
750 ml~ Alcohol by Volume 66.6%
Similar to ouzo and pastis, arak is an anis-flavored, traditional spirit in Middle Eastern counties. Great as an aperitif or accompaniment to his refreshingly unsweetened spirit is a particular treat in warm weather. Gantous & Abou Raad Arak is made with just three ingredients: grape spirit, aniseeds, and water. Therefore, the flavor and aroma is distinctively clean and bright. Thanks to the natural oils from the anise, a traditional serve of one part arak to two parts water will yield a lovely clouding effect.
Product of Lebanon
Alcohol by Volume: 50%
We are pleased to present Butterfly absinthe a faithful recreation of America’s first pre-ban absinthe now produced by Artemesia- Bugnon Distillery in Switzerland. Inspired by an antique bottle of Boston Butterfly, absinthe historian Brian Fernald discovered the original recipe and sought to bring Butterfly back to life. Originally created for the American market Butterfly has a unique and accessible flavor profile including citrus and mint lending itself to a classic louched glass and a variety of cocktails. This is the American label version, absinthe is the same as European release.
750 ml Product of Switzerland 130 Original Boston Recipe