Modern Drunkard's Absinthe Sweepstakes

We’re giving away four bottles of real absinthe.

Every Saturday in February, starting on the 8th, we’ll randomly select a lucky winner from the Modern Drunkard Newsletter membership and ship them a bottle of fine Czech absinthe, complete with an absinthe spoon and heavy tumbler. (Scroll down for prizes and schedule.)

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Sweepstakes Rules

  • To win you must be at least 21 years old and live in the U.S.
  • Winners will be notified via email and will have one week to respond with a shipping address. Otherwise an alternative winner will be selected.
  • Winners (aside from first name and hometown) will not be identified without their permission.
  • One entry per person.

Drawing #1

The Standard
Sat, Feb. 8th 2020

Winner: Pending

One 70cl bottle of Bitter Spirit with glass and spoon.

Meet Absinthe Original’s Bitter Spirit, a traditional absinthe with 35mg of Thujone and an impressive 120% proof. It is guaranteed to be free of artificial colorants and chemicals, no preservatives. Prepared from carefully selected herbs, including wormwood, aniseed and fennel.

Drawing #2

Beetle Juice!
Sat, Feb. 15th 2020

Winner: Pending

One 70cl bottle of Absinth Beetle with glass and spoon.

The bottle contains a giant Spiny Devil Walkingstick Beetle because, why not? No chemicals or artificial coloring agents. 140 proof, 35 mg Thujone.

Drawing #3

The Standard II
Sat, Feb. 22th 2020

Winner: Savage Henry, Noted Tiki Carver, of Hamtramck, MI

One 70cl bottle of Bitter Spirit with glass and spoon.

Meet Absinthe Original’s Bitter Spirit, a traditional absinthe with 35mg of Thujone and an impressive 120% proof. It is guaranteed to be free of artificial colorants and chemicals, no preservatives. Prepared from carefully selected herbs, including wormwood, aniseed and fennel.

Drawing #4

Hail to the King
Sat., Feb. 29th 2020

One 70cl bottle of Absinth King of Spirits Gold with spoon and glass.

Made according to an original Swiss recipe, this top-of-the-line absinthe contains an astonishing 100mg of thujone, making it is as strong as the legitimate, real absinthes of the 19th century. Free of artificial colors, additives and preservatives — just pure natural absinthe liquor. Weighs in at a booming 140 proof. Here’s our editor’s encounter with the King.

Real Czech Absinthe courtesy of Absinthe Original.