Absinthe – Moulin Rooz

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Description / Tasting Notes:

Absinthe rose to great popularity as an alcoholic drink in late 19th- and early 20th-century in France, particularly among Parisian artists and writers (Charles Baudelaire, Ernest Hemingway, Edgar Allan Poe, etc.). Owing in part to its association with bohemian culture, the consumption of Absinthe was opposed by social conservatives and prohibitionists. Absinthe traditionally has a natural green colour but may also be colourless. It is commonly referred to in historical literature as “la fée verte” (the green fairy).

This is Australia’s first premium Absinthe – Multiple distilled spirit with added Australian Botanical infusions. It presents with a mix of Aniseed and Lemon Myrtle, China Aniseed, Elderflower, Gentian, Fennel seed, Hyssop and of course the infamous Wormwood.

A big anise focussed entry leads into a hot, prickly mid palate that numbs the lips and stuns the tongue. Anise and liquorice strap flavours emerge through the alcohol. Finishes dry, slightly bitter and liquorice like with the heat taking some time to dissipate.

Absinthe is traditionally drunk diluted, and there is no more lavish and beautiful way to dilute the drink than with an Absinthe fountain. Place the spoon over a filled glass of absinthe with the sugar cube on it and sit it underneath one of the taps on the fountain. Slowly drip water over the sugar until it has dissolved. You should look to have about four to six parts water per one part absinthe.

ABV60%

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Awards
Australian Distilled Spirits Awards (ADSA) 2020 Bronze Medal, Australian Food Challenge Awards 2008 Highly Commended, B.T.I. Chicago (International Review of Spirits) 2008 Silver Medal, B.T.I Chicago (International Review of Spirits) 2012 Silver Medal, I.S.W. Germany 2007 Silver Medal, I.T.Q.I. Belgium 2007 1 Gold Star, London Spirits Competition 2021 Silver Medal, San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2008 Bronze Medal, Wine Style Asia Award Singapore 2009 Bronze Medal, World Spirits Awards Austria 2007 Gold Medal
Reviews

2 reviews for Absinthe - Moulin Rooz

  1. Linda (verified owner)

    Absolutely delicious. I love the distinct Australian flavors and the beautiful floral smells that blossom as I prepare it.

  2. Daniel (verified owner)

    Bravo Tamborine Moutain! What a beautiful blend of botanicals. Served cold with added sweetness revealed the complexity of the bitters which unfolded over time.

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