#16 Long Nose Absinthe Spoon

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1016
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Known as the long nose spoon, this traditional absinthe spoon features a long protrusion allowing the spoon to accommodate larger glasses. The spoon features diamonds and dots in the grille.

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 6.75"/173mm long.
  • Stainless steel.
  • Will not tarnish.
  • Dishwasher safe.
  • Imported.
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