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What alcohol is use in Absinthe?

Henri-Louis Pernod, who first distilled commercial Absinthe in the early 19th century in Pontarlier, France, employed a wine alcohol base. He distilled the alcohol with herbs like wormwood, fennel, aniseed, hyssop, angelica, lemon balm, star anise, juniper, veronica, dittany as well as nutmeg. Wine is the standard base for Absinthe but some distillers use other […]

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