Vieux Carre Absinthe Superieure
$316.55 / case(6)
The french quarter locally known as vieux carre is the soul of new orleans louisiana. This city is replete with culture architectural beauty and culinary arts. Philadelphia distilling pays tribute to the unique and colorful history of absinthe in new orleans with the release of vieux carre absinthe superieure. The first batch of vieux carre was released on december 31 2008. It is the first legal absinthe to be distilled bottled and sold on the east coast of the united states in nearly 100 years. 60% abv 120 proof ingredients: vieux carre is batch distilled using a “double maceration” process featuring the mysterious grande wormwood and petite wormwood. Green and star anise fennel doux provence melissa genepi hyssop and spearmint complete the complex flavor profile. Vieux carre is an original artisan spirit that combines historic processes with a modern expertise. Vieux carre’s flavor and color are derived exclusively from 100% natural herbs. The flavor is complex with both familiar and intriguing notes. The deep green color is reminiscent of a vintage jewel. The spirit is not over filtered preserving the flavors extracted through the natural coloring process. A miniscule herbal particulate is natural if found. The rich louche slowly builds as the essential oils refract light and create a dynamic opalescence. With the addition of chilled water the complexity of each herbal layer will come to fruition. The warm long and lingering finish is harmonious complex and subtle.
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