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What's about thujone
and its rumored psychoactive qualities?
There is no LSD-like delirious state caused by absinthe. But
an absinthe inebriation is often described as more clear and
awake. Many absinthe drinkers tell about it, but there is no
scientific evidence. Individual disposition, autosuggestion and
placebo effect are supposably an issue. Maybe the combination
of all ingredients together is somehow effective and not a
singular substance. At last absinthe contains up to two dozens
of different herbs, each with an individual effect on humans.
Many of them are known as medicinal herbs for thousands of
Current researches state that the thujone contents of historic
absinthes was not higher than in our days. However few samples
should represent the whole rich absinthe culture of the 19th
century. Maybe the clients of that study who are in part big
players in the absinthe business, have an eye on the awaking US
market where the thujone contents is limited to 10mg/kg.
Absinthe or Absinth
In the German speaking area and in the Czech Republic, this
wormwood spirit is spelled Absinth. In French and
English it is called absinthe. Sometimes
absinth is used as a synonym for macerated, anise-free
wormwood liquor of German and Czech origin (Bohemian absinthe
culture). On the other hand absinthe often stands for
a high anise contents in a wormwood distillate of French or
Swiss origin and for original authenticity by pure distillation
As the Spanish call their absinthe absenta, the
Polish call it absynth, and there are many other forms
of spelling around the world, for the sake of simplicity we
will here use the official english word absinthe.
The absinthe-typical herbs that define the flavour are
wormwood, anise and fennel. Also common are star anise, hyssop,
lemon balm, roman wormwood, garden angelica, veronica,
coriander, juniper, calamus, origanum dictamnus, nutmeg and
others. The green colour accrues from the chlorophyll of
pontica, hyssop, melissa and mint.
Our absinthe rating system - glossary
0-3 stars are given, 0 means few/bad, 3 means much/good.
The experts rating is based on reviews and discussions in many
absinthe boards and websites dedicated to absinthe. Special
thanks go to the guys from absinth-guide.de and
absinth-bibel.de. for the friendly support.
|Classified into verte, blanche/bleue,
hybrid, anisette, modern, pastis-like, untypical,
wormwood liqueur, indeterminable.
|Thujone contents 0-10mg/kg = normal absinthe,
11-35mg/kg = bitter spirit (french amer)
|Leaving out sugar is desireable.
|Natural colouring by use of the pontica plant is
accounted as 'no adds'.
|Neutral alcohol or wine alcohol
|Anise is essential for authentic absinthes. The
Czech get along quite well without it.
|Wormwood is bitter, absinthe does not have to
|The number of recognizable herbs. Two at least
(anise and wormwood), can also be two dozens.
|When all herbs spread equally in the flavour, the
balance is good. Sometimes wormwood dominates.
|Refers to the ratio alcohol flavour/herbal flavour.
High intensity means, no alcohol is noticable.
|The odor of the absinthe.
|How the blurring (louche) develops, or is it
|Colourless, pale, intense or artificial