Oct 30 2010
Birthdays, anniversaries, Xmas and various other occasions can become really special and unforgettable with exclusive and unusual gifts. Choosing and giving presents is often nearly as exciting for the giver and the receiver still it can also be a stress filled and challenging task. For those who are one of the many individuals that have trouble finding one of a kind and memorable gifts, let me tell you about a few pretty interesting products I stumbled upon. They’re called absinth items and are pretty trendy. Absinthe accessories are offered in every style, size and price range so they will make the ideal gift for the giver and receiver.
Absinthe items are used during the preparation of the liquor absinth and there are basically four styles to select from. You’ll find absinthe fountains, spoons and glasses. Prices start off at around $10 for a decent absinth spoon and climb to $300 for the most stylish water fountain. So regardless of the affair or your price range, there is an absinth gift item which will meet your needs. Lets check out what makes these products so unique.
The absinthe fountain is needed to gradually drip water into your glass. Absinthe is a very powerful alcohol (generally around one hundred forty proof) and should really be diluted. The key is the slower you add water, the better your drink will taste. The water fountain was designed to slowly trickle water in to your glass enabling the entire flavour and bouquet from the herbs held in the alcohol to be released. Fountains are available in 2 common variations: all glass or metal and glass. The cost range for a decent absinth fountain is between $200 and $500. One thing to look for about the all glass type absinthe water fountains is that those produced from the more substantial borosilicate glass are thought to be superior.
Another required accessory is the absinth spoon. The spoons are slotted or have small holes in them. The spoon is placed onto the glass and a sugar cube is put on top of the spoon. Then water is dripped over the cube and falls through the slots in the spoon combining the sugar and water into your absinth. As mentioned earlier, a gradual addition of water helps to make the best tasting drink. If you don’t have an absinthe fountain, a retard pour from a carafe will do. Spoons vary in cost from $7 to $150 for a premium finish for instance silver or gold.
Finally, we have the absinthe glass. They are specially produced with “dose marks” or “bubble reservoirs” that will measure your amount of absinthe. Together with adding the water gradually, an ideal absinth to water proportion will assure an excellent tasting cocktail. You fill up the bubble reservoir of your glass with absinthe and fill with water to the top. This will make mixing up the ideal absinthe simple and hassle-free. Absinthe glasses vary in cost from $6 to $200 depending on their intricacy.
As you have seen, there is no need to give the priciest gift item to create a lasting impression. If you can be somewhat inventive, it is easy to give some thing very unforgettable and even keep to your spending budget.