Absinthe ABSINTHE 1 OZ. 53% Clandestine (Switz) $16.00 The Swiss style skips the maceration step, which leaves the spirit clear. Very clean, citrusy & dry, grain base 60% St. George (CAL) $11.25 1st N.A release after the ban was lifted (2007). Complex nose, with anise notes dominating, it goes down very easily! Chardonnay spirit base Taboo (BC) $10.00 Unique nose of lemon balm, slightly oily on the palate with wormwood and citrus. Fruit spirit base. 68% Pernod (FR) $9.50 1805 1st licensed Fr house & survived the ban by producing Pastis (=Absinthe-wormwood). Anise & fennel, moderate intensity, quite textured. Neutral spirit La Fée (UK) $10.00 Flourescent green colour, with intense anise ﬂavours. This is very vegetal, so not for everyone!