By Meredith Arthur, Eric Slatkin, and Blake Smith
It’s very simple: alcohol, wormwood, and some anise characteristics. But not simple at all: The carefully calibrated mix of aromatics and herbs that goes into the absinthe made by Lance Winters of St. George Spirits took extensive testing to get just right.
Absinthe image courtesy of the Virtual Absinthe Museum.
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