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Grand Absinthe 138 100ml (100 ML)


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Banned since 1912, Grande Absenthe is made with the highest quality spirits and botanicals including the legendary Wormwood also known as Artemisia Absinthium. 138 proof so please drink with caution.


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Company : Absente
Website : Absente
Type : Liqueur
Country : France

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CRAIG P.  |   ENCINITAS, CA  |   11/10/2014
An OK introduction to absinthe at an affordable price.
This was my first introduction to absinthe, as I suspect it is for a lot of BevMo shoppers given the price. I thought it was ok, and it certainly does the trick for any drink requiring a dash or two of absinthe. But then I sprang for a 200ml bottle of La Clandestine and the difference was like comparing a McDonalds hamburger to one cooked on your backyard grill. (I've since checked the online reviews at the Wormwood Society and members there give Grand Absente a 2.2 out of 5 and La Clandestine a 4.4 out of 5, so it's not just me.) So if you're a fan of anise and thought Grand Absente was ok, I highly recommend La Clandestine as your next bottle!
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SHARRON K.  |   CA  |   5/19/2013
Great to add to gin and tonic water!
Haven't tried any other brand of absente but, why would I? The flavor is so unique. Here's how I enjoy it: Nolet's Silver Dry Gin, Fever-Tree tonic water, a splash of Grand Absenthe (about a 1/2 shot), and a twist of lime. Especially refreshing on a hot summer day. Try it! 
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Timothy H.  |   Santa Monica, CA  |   3/18/2013
delicious, but faux romanticism
Remember, this is an approximation of the original elixirs that had three times the thujone, so don't think you are going to turn in to a staggering VanGogh or Lautrec because it is 138 proof. Enjoy your drink, try the sugar cubes and water, or better yet, Dr P and a shot because you will get so many of the flavors of both to come out. Your tongue will go numb, you'll not really get a buzz you'd expect of 138 proof (it had almost no effect on me and I am a lightweight), but it is a flavor you don't get often. I'll keep mixing it with Dr p, and I really invite other to try a new drink without trying to sell it as a mind altering green fairy experience. Thanks BevMo for carrying it.
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Sue H.  |   Merced, CA  |   3/11/2013
The Green Fairy & I are now friends.
Okay when I went to pick this up I was a little floored at how small the bottle is as it looks a lot bigger online but to my amazement I really liked this & before I knew it I had downed the whole little bottle & I feel wonderful, happy, amazing & awesome with the green fairy by my side. I put it in a shot glass laced with honey. This is my first time ever drinking this & please sir I want some more. As soon as I smelled I felt knew that smell from childhood as it smells like good & plenty candy. I am really glad I got this & can't wait to get it again.
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