AbsintheIn principle, incorrect spelling, since absinthe comes from the French-speaking world and is therefore spelled with an "E". But it is still used very often.
Absinthean aperitif distilled from a herbal macerate with an alcohol content between 45% vol. alcohol and about 80% vol. Alc.
AbsintheismFictitious disease invented by opponents of absinthe around the turn of the century with the aim of discrediting absinthe
Absinthe banBetween around 1910 and 1925 absinthe was banned in numerous countries due to dubious allegations. Absinthe was allowed again in the EU at the end of the 90s.
AbsintheurHistorical term for an absinthe drinker or absinthe lover
AlambicA firing port usually made of copper
aniseOne of the 3 main components of absinthe.
AppetizerAn alcoholic beverage drunk before a meal to whet the appetite
anetholeThe essential oil from various herbs that play a crucial role in the production of absinthe. Anethole is also the reason why absinthe becomes cloudy when water is added.
Bain MarieA double-walled firing port. There is water in the cavity between the two walls, which is usually heated with hot steam.
Belle epoqueThe time around the turn of the century, which was also the heyday of absinthe.
< h4>Blanche Absinthe Uncolored, clear absinthe. Was produced relatively rarely before the absinthe ban, but especially in Switzerland, in the Val de Travers until 2005, because it was much easier to hide it that way. Today, white absinthe is on an equal footing with green absinthe