11 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Absinthe, Answered

Absinthe is a light green, anise-flavored spirit that was once banned for purportedly causing social ills. However, absinthe’s dangerous effects have been largely exaggerated, the realization of which led to the spirit’s revival in the 1990s. Absinthe originated in Switzerland in the late 1700s, and slowly gained popularity across the Western world, but especially in Paris. […]

What is Absinthe and why was it illegal in the USA?

Absinthe is a unique spirit with an interesting history. Absinthe was banned for almost 100 years in the USA from 1914 -2007. Learn about what Absinthe is, how it’s made, why it was banned in the United States, and how the ban ended in 2007. Since 2007 distilleries in the USA have started crafting Absinthe […]