Re: [new_distillers] Re: distilling absinthe; heads & tails...
> Quick question. Having never tasted bought absinthe I'm not sure howabsinthe is supposed to be bitter. This is why it was traditionally
> bitter it is. I've made some absinthe 70%, after distillation it was a
> nice aniseed taste, with little/no bitterness. I then coloured it with
> wormwood (erowid formula)dried, the bitterness really came through
> after this, not undrinkable but I preferred it without the bitterness.
> Has soaking in the wormwood given it this bitterness (probably), and
> should I maybe soak for less?
diluted 1:4 or 1:5 with water poured through a sugar cube (the water
being poured through a sugar cube because sugar isn't soluable in