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Spirits Spotlight: Vieux Carre Absinthe


Vieux Carre Absinthe

Spirit: Absinthe
Distillery: Philadelphia Distilling

Philadelphia Distilling has realeased Vieux Carre, their tribute to New Orleans and The French Quarter’s ties to absinthe. It is distilled through a process of double maceration, which enhances the quality and flavor of the product. The spirit includes an array of flavors that are the result of including Grande Wormwood, Petite Wormwood, Green and Star Anise, Fennel Doux Provence, Melissa, Genepi, Hyssop and Spearmint.

Philadelphia Distilling says that their product can be mixed with or without sugar. They recommend that the best mix to balance the product is three parts water, one part Vieux Carre, and skip the sugar.


  1. Jeff | Thursday, April 16, 2009

    Yes!! More absinthe on the market. I’ll be on the look out for it.

  2. The Absinthe Review Network | Sunday, April 19, 2009

    I’m picking up a bottle on April 30th at the DUNY absinthe tasting event. Very excited for this one.

    I also recommend to skip the sugar for most brands.

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