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Skull Absinthe Spoon

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If pirates drank absinthe, I'm sure this is what they would have used. This popular absinthe spoon features a skull and cross bones on the grill, used to hold the sugar in preparation of a traditional French absinthe. This is one of our longest spoons, which can accommodate almost any glass.

A traditional absinthe is prepared by pouring a predetermined amount 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 7.875" (20 cm) in length.
  • Chrome over brass.
  • Spoon will not tarnish.
  • Dishwasher safe.
  • Imported.

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  • 4
    Love it,BUT...

    Posted by Ricoman on Jan 6th 2021

    Really cool spoon,love the design and very well made...but be warned...it will NOT work under the Balancier (See-Saw) I bought from Maison with a sugar cube on it,only one side of See-Saw drips on sugar...Spoon is too large.Will only work with a fountain.Dont have a fountain yet,so this will be a cool Coffee spoon for me.

  • 4
    absinthe spoon

    Posted by steve on Dec 28th 2020

    Very happy, service, price and quality!

  • 5
    death's head spoon

    Posted by Larry on Mar 6th 2017

    This spoon is the best of the ones I bought. Substantial, to be sure. You can use this one as a spoon for more than a sugar holder. It is well made and it is long. It is at least half again longer than the standard spoons. It works well as a sugar holder, too. Worth the money