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The column still produces an essentially pure, high proof spirit
, while the pot still endows the 80-proof gin with a bold, pronounced flavor.
market, with such things as 90 proof Pierre Ferrand Original Formula 1840 and lately Louis Royer Force 53, a higher proof spirit
also designed for cocktail culture recently relaunched in the New York market.
While absinthe - a 70 per cent proof spirit
made from the herb wormwood, so strong it is illegal in France - is gathering popularity after being featured in films Moulin Rouge, starring Nicole Kidman, and From Hell, starring Johnny Depp.
Earlier this year, Beam released two new expressions--Jim Beam Signature Craft, a small batch 86 proof spirit
aged 12 years, and a 12 year old Bourbon finished with some Spanish brandy.
The 136 proof spirit
is distilled from three primary ingredients; Grande Wormwood, Fennel and Star Anis, the company says.
Distilled five times and infused with botanicals and traditional juniper flavors, the 80 proof spirit
is available nationally in packages ranging from 50 ml to 1.75 liter; the 750 ml has a suggested retail price of $15.99.