Grande Absente 69 is an absinthe based product created using the classic wormwood plant, thujone and a blend of aniseed essences including green anise, star anise essence, and infusions and essences of absinthe. Grande Absente 69 is infused with spices, mint and lemon balm, cane sugar, and water giving an aroma of the dominant grande absinthe with characteristic camphor and menthol notes blended with anise and spices. All these ingredients are distilled together to give a strong flavour with a spicy, bitter taste. Best enjoyed using the traditional method of drinking with sugar and water.
Grande Absente 69 has been produced in Provence, France by Les Distilleries et Domaines de Provence, founded in 1898. Distilleries et Domaines de Provence have been making aperitifs and liqueurs for over a hundred years and are known for their ability of maintaining the thousand year tradition of harvesting herbs for their active ingredients and aromas and preserving them through their products.