Absinthe is a strong flavor liquor which is made by distilling alcohol with herbs. We know the Absinthe it is strong and can get you drunk easily, but what percentage is Absinthe and what is its proof?
Here are the avl of popular brands of Absinthe:-
La Fee XS Absinthe Francaise 68% abv (136 proof)
Doubs Mystique Carte D’Or 65% abv (130 proof)
La Clandestine Absinthe is 53% alcohol by volume or 106 proof
Jade Edouard 72% abv (144 proof)
Sebor is 55% alcohol by volume or 110 proof
Jade Nouvelle Orleans 68% alcohol by volume is 136 proof
Mari Mayans Collectors 70 is 70% abv is 140 proof
La Fee Parisian 68% abv (136 proof)
Lucid Absinthe 62% abv is 124 proof
Jade Verte Suisse 65% alcohol by volume (130 proof)
Pernod Absinthe 68% abv (136 proof)
Kubler 53 53% abv (106 proof)
Pere Kermanns 60% alcohol by volume or 120 proof
Jade PF 1901 68% alcohol by volume is 136 proof
La Fee XS Absinthe Suisse is approximately 53% alcohol by volume or 106 proof
Roquette 1797 75% alcohol by volume (150 proof)
La Fee Bohemian 70% abv is 140 proof
Let’s compare Absinthe to other beverages:-
Whisky such as Johnnie Walker Black Label Scotch 40% alcohol by volume is 80 proof
Absinthe can be up to 75% alcohol by volume (150 proof)
Regular Tabel Wine 9-12% abv (18-24 proof)
Beer is only 4 or 5% alcohol by volume or 8-10 proof
The information on the alcohol.com website reports that if you drink 1 shot of Everclear (190 proof) to drinking 2.85 cans of beer and about 3 brandies. This information establishs that one shot of Absinthe is equivalent to 2.25 beers. So, the twenty-two shots of Absinthe is equivalent to forty-nine.five beers!
As you can see, Absinthe is much stronger than types of fermented drinks such as wine and beer and stronger than whisky. We need to be careful when consuming Absinthe because it is so strong and will intoxicate quickly. We need to take particular care when mixing Absinthe with other alcoholic drinks in cocktails.
Care needs to always be taken when your are making your own Absinthe drink. If you buy an Absinthe kit like Green Devil then you are simply steeping herbs in a neutral alcohol such as Everclear or vodka. Everclear has an abv of 95% and a proof of 190 so it is much stronger than commercial Absinthe. Absubtge essebces are included in the Absinthekit.some also have to be mixed with a neutral alcohol such as Everclear or vodka. Your finished Absinthe will be whatever the proof or abv of the neutral alcohol you have used.
What % is in Absinthe? For commercial Absinthe just look on the bottle label or, if you are ordering online, look at the product details for abv or proof. If you are making your own Absinthe from a kit, you need to look at the bottle of Everclear or vodka that you are using.