If you are looking for that special something to deck the halls and make your holidays a little happier this year, then look no further: Absente La Crème is the perfect drink for the season – it is truly a present in every sip.
The latest innovation in absinthe, Absente La Crème is the ideal union of absinthe and cream and is the first drink of its kind in the United States. Crafted in Provence, France and ready to be unwrapped, it combines absinthe, the unique anise-flavored and green-colored liquor made from herbs, with cream, lemon and mint to create a smooth, velvety drink that is perfect for every holiday celebration. Likewise, creamy, rich Absente La Crème is a great after dinner drink and goes well with coffee, milk and your other favorite seasonal mixers.
If you’re looking to brighten the season from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve, following are five fabulous holiday drink recipes made with Absente La
Holiday in Hawaii
If you find yourself in a colder climate this holiday season, this special drink with a little taste of the tropics will warm you up from the inside out:
- 1 ½ ounces Absente La Créme
- ½ ounce Creme de Banana
- ¼ ounce coconut syrup
Add all ingredients with ice in a shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into a pre-chilled martini glass and garnish with a banana.
Holidays on Ice
Combining Absente La Crème with Grande Absente and orange accents, this cocktail will delight all of the senses:
- 1 ½ ounces Grande Absente
- ½ ounce orgeat syrup
- 1 egg white (or 2 tablespoons pasteurized liquid egg whites)
- 1 dash orange liquor
- 2 ounces or ¼ cup Absente La Créme
- ½ cup crushed ice
In a cocktail shaker, combine Grande Absente, orgeat syrup, egg white, orange liquor and Absente La Creme. Add ice and shake vigorously for at least 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled highball glass with or without ice from the shaker and serve.
Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays
Ideal for the sweet tooth, this unique drink is a great after dinner drink or can be enjoyed as a dessert:
- Sparkling water
- Absente La Créme
- Vanilla ice cream
Pour a shot of Absente into a large glass, and mix in 5 parts sparkling water for every 1 part Absente. Stir in a little sugar to taste, and then add a couple scoops of vanilla ice cream and a splash of Absente La Créme. Enjoy.
Christmas Morning Coffee
You can enjoy this doubly delicious double-absinthe drink morning, noon or night to keep your holidays warm and bright:
- 1 ounce Absente
- 1 ounce coffee liqueur
- 1 ounce Absente La Créme
In a rocks glass, combine all 3 ingredients. Swirl, sip and savor.
You can celebrate the end of the year in style with this smooth, sweet cocktail inspired by Absente La Creme:
- 2 ounces Absente
- 2 ounces milk
- 2 ounces Absente La Créme
- 1 ounce simple syrup
Shake all ingredients with ice and then strain into a wine glass.
To check out the Absente app and to find more mouth-watering absinthe recipes for all of your holiday celebrations, you can visit http://goo.gl/g1PHV for more ideas, information and inspiration.
In addition to the new holiday classic Absente La Crème, Crillon Importers offers four other unique absinthe brands: 1) Grande Absente Absinthe Originale, handcrafted in France and made exclusively with the highest quality spirits and select botanicals; 2) Absente Absinthe Refined, the first legal absinthe on the U.S. market since 1912 which is made from the best artisanal distillation methods and ingredients; 3) Supreme Absinthe, a limited luxury that is double-distilled and produced in small batches for the true absinthe connoisseur; and 4) Absinthe Ordinaire, named after the creator of the first-ever absinthe recipe in 1792 and priced affordably.
All of the absinthe brands are designed to captivate the senses with their bewitching green color, intriguing flavor and unparalleled inspiration.
No matter what holidays you’re celebrating or where you’re enjoying them, creamy, velvety Absente La Crème can brighten your spirits and add a distinctive flair to all of your special occasions this holiday season.