Pernod Absinthe is back after being banned for 100 years! This newly reformulated recipe is inspired by the original recipe from 1805. A 136-proof spirit, it is traditionally served as such: four- to six-parts ice water dripped over a sugar cube into one-part absinthe. Its primary ingredients include petit wormwood, grand wormwood, and star anise, which imparts a strong licorice flavor. Pernod Absinthe becomes cloudy when served in the traditional way—an effect called louching.