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ITEM # ABS-PREM-ST-KIT

Premium Absinthe Accessories Starter Kit

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$59.99

This item is on backorder and will ship when it’s available.

This seven-piece starter set will introduce you to the world of the "Green Fairy".


    Overview

    Start your relationship with the mysterious “Green Fairy”, when you pick up our Premium Absinthe Accessories Starter Kit. This seven-piece absinthe set has everything you need to perform the traditional French ritual of “La Louche”.

    Contained in this premium absinthe starter kit are two (2) Wormwood Leaf Absinthe Spoons, two (2) La Rochere Reservoir Absinthe Glasses, two (2) Porcelain Absinthe Saucers, and one (1) pack of 20 Absinthe Wrapped Sugar Cubes.

    Take one of your glasses and place them on a saucer. The reservoir at the bottom of the glass is designed to hold the correct amount of absinthe. Set one of the absinthe spoons on top of the glass. Then unwrap a sugar cube and set it on the spoon. Take ice cold water and slowly pour it over the sugar cube where it will then falls into the glass. As the water hits the absinthe you will begin to see the visually appealing process of the absinthe louche take place as the spirit turns from green to a milky white solution.

    Read our guide on how to louche absinthe for more information.

    Features
    • Wormwood Leaf Absinthe Spoons:
      • Intricately crafted wormwood leaf design
      • Chrome plated over brass
      • Fits perfectly over most absinthe glasses
      • Will not tarnish
      • Dishwasher safe
    • Authentic La Rochere Reservoir Absinthe Glasses:
      • Designed especially for preparing and serving absinthe
      • Made of pressed machined glass
      • Classic reservoir style Imported from France
      • The reservoir bowl indicates the amount needed for the size of glass used
      • Made by La Rochere, France's oldest glass maker
      • Reissue of a 1930s absinthe glass design
      • Developed in partnership with the Absinthe Museum
      • Dishwasher and microwave safe
      • Glass contains seams from machining process
    • Porcelain Absinthe Saucers - Green & Silver Pinwheel Accents with French Francs Design:
      • Made of high quality porcelain
      • Hand painted rim and pinwheels
      • Paint and text are fired into the saucer so they will not fade
      • Bistro saucers served a duel purpose in the pre-ban absinthe era
      • Besides serving as a coaster, they also functioned to indicate the price of absinthe being served
      • The price was written on the inside rim or bottom of the saucer and was used to advise the customer of the price of their absinthe
      • The money was generally left inside the coaster itself In the case of this saucer's design, the glass of absinthe would have cost 1.25 French francs
      • These saucers feature green hand-painted rims with green and silver accented pinwheel lines
      • The franc mark is printed into the bottom of the saucers
    • Absinthe Individually Wrapped Sugar Cubes:
      • Specifically designed for the absinthe ritual
      • The pressed cubed sugar is the perfect way of adding sugar to your absinthe
      • Because of the high proof of alcohol, sugar will not dissolve in absinthe, it is for this reason that water is slowly dripped onto a sugar cube which then enables the sugar water to mix more easily with the absinthe
      • It was highly frowned upon to drink absinthe without sugar during the pre-ban era
      • The sugar is also used to cut the bitterness of absinthe
      • Lower in height and less pressed than most standard sugar cubes
      • Each set contains 20 wrapped sugar packets
      • Each packet contains 2 European sized white sugar cubes
      • Made in Europe
      • Sold and used in cafes and bistros throughout France and Italy
      • Most, if not all other sugar cubes regularly made and sold in the United States are bulk packed and not individually wrapped
      • Please note that these sugar cubes are not absinthe flavored and contains no alcohol

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    Specifications
    Specs
    • Absinthe Spoon Dimensions: 6.5"L
    • Absinthe Glass Overall Capacity: 10 oz
    • Absinthe Glass Reservoir Capacity: 1 oz
    • Absinthe Glass Dimensions: 6.5"H x 3.25"W
    • Porcelain Absinthe Saucer Overall Dimensions: 0.75"H x 4.75" Diameter
    • Height Inside Saucer: 0.5"H Saucer Will Accommodate a 3.3" Diameter Glass Base or Smaller
    • Wrapped Sugar Cube Packet Dimensions: 1.25"L x 5/8"W x 3/8"H (2 Sugar Cubes Per Packet)
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    Why did you choose this?
    Kegworks Store
    My son is an enthusiast and his wife bought him a dispenser but not the glasses :)
    pauline s on Dec 5, 2018
    This bundle, when paired with a fountain gives you everything you need to properly drink Absinthe. (Absinthe not included of course!)
    Michael N on Jun 27, 2018
    My son is an enthusiast and his wife bought him a dispenser but not the glasses :)
    pauline s on Dec 5, 2018
    It looks to have everything in it that we need to start out :)
    Alana J on Jul 23, 2018
    This bundle, when paired with a fountain gives you everything you need to properly drink Absinthe. (Absinthe not included of course!)
    Michael N on Jun 27, 2018
    It looks to have everything in it that we need to start out :)
    Alana J on Jul 23, 2018

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