Lucid Absinthe Is Not Meant To Be Set Aflame

Many restaurants set absinthe aflame for dramatic effect. We do not recommend that you do this with Lucid, as it may mask its complex flavor.

flaming absinthe

Setting absinthe aflame is a marketing technique introduced in the 1990s to increase sales of Czech absinth. However, authentic French absinthe such as Lucid was never intended to be set aflame.

Lucid Absinthe

Setting absinthe aflame presents a safety hazard. We recommend you never set Lucid aflame: it’s safer and tastes better when imbibed using the traditional preparation.

absinthe flaming fountain

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