Vieux Carré Absinthe
Vieux Carré // Pennsylvania, USA
Vieux Carré Absinthe is made at Philadelphia Distilling in the US using a double maceration process with the herbs which include: grand wormwood, petite wormwood, green and star anise, fennel doux Provence, melissa, genepi, hyssop, and spearmint. After first macerating with a neutral grain base, it is then distilled. Then post-distillation, select herbs are used to give the absinthe its verte or green color. Bottled at 60% ABV.
AbsintheA distilled spirit flavored with aniseed, grand wormwood, and fennel. Swiss-style (Blanche) is clear and French-style (Verte) is colored green with botanicals post-distillation. Typically 55-72% ABV and intended to be consumed after diluting with cool/iced water.
"The aroma isn't one note, rather there's more going on here than just anise. More of a fresh herbs than bitter roots here. As you taste, there's a decent amount of complexity here with a gentle anise note. More bitter and earthy on the finish. (Reviewed with water/absinthe ratio 4:1)"