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Absinthe Large Spoon Leaf

Sale price$12.00

This beautiful Leaf Absinthe Spoon is a reproduction of an antique considered to be very rare and quite elusive by collectors. The slight curvature of the grille creates a bit of a funnel, which helps to focus the sugar water to the center spine of the spoon as it falls into the glass of absinthe. The attractive design makes it one of our most popular.

This spoon is used in the preparation of a traditional French or Swiss absinthe. A traditional absinthe is prepared by pouring an ounce of absinthe into an absinthe glass, then placing the absinthe spoon on top of the glass and a sugar cube atop the spoon. Ice water is slowly dripped from a fountain, carafe or balancier onto the piece of sugar. The cold sugar water then drips from the spoon into the glass of absinthe releasing oils and perfuming the air with fennel, grand wormwood and anise. The combination also begins to turn milky white in color, as the water mixes with the anise.

Measures 6.5" (16.5 cm) in length.
Stainless steel.
Does not tarnish.
Dishwasher safe.

Bonnecaze: Bonnecaze Absinthe & Home is a business-to-business company specializing in reproducing uncommon antique objects from the turn of the last century France. All items are meticulously handmade with close attention to detail. The company is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but also has a location in Génissieux, France, which caters to our European customers. We are the premier maker and wholesaler of products used to drink a traditional French/Swiss absinthe (cold water drip method), as it was prepared during the 1800s.