What is absinthe?

Kristina Firsova
Kristina Firsova
April 12, 2013
What is absinthe?

Today, the variety of alcoholic beverages is staggering. Everyone who has already become an adult, probably from such a huge range could pick something for themselves. For those who love hot drinks, with a lot of degrees, today's bartenders offer absinthe. Let us try to understand what absinthe is, with which it is best to use it and what properties it contains.

Absinthe is an alcoholic beverage that contains approximately 70-80 percent alcohol. The most important component in this drink is an extract of bitter wormwood, it is she who contains a large amount of thujone, thanks to him the drink and gained such a stunning effect. Most often, absinthe has a light green color, sometimes presented in yellow, red and brown colors.

The drink itself is transparent and clean, has no sediment at the bottom of the bottle. If you notice that absinthe is cloudy, then this means only one thing: the drink was diluted with water.Remember that the essential oils of alcohol when you add water gives a precipitate. If you get absinthe and noticed that it is opaque and has sediment, then the line to refrain from such a purchase.

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