Garnish ideas for absinthe cocktails can be a tricky business as the taste is so unique that not every garnish goes with it. As a rule, the following items are excellent garnish ideas for an absinthe cocktail. Remember you can add more than one to give it a visual boost. Try and keep with the theme of the drink for example if you are using orange juice, then adding orange or orange rind as a garnish is ideal.
Usually any of the green garnishes look incredible such as basil, mint or even parsley can also give the impact that you are after. Here is a more comprehensive list of garnishes that go super well with absinthe cocktails.
List of Garnishes
- Oregano Sprig
You can make the garnish as colorful as you want to, as most colours and textures lend themselves to the vivid green of absinthe. Use a stick and add some pineapple, berries and perhaps a sprig of mint can really make a big impact with drinkers. This gives the drink a more rounded texture and can also add a bit of spice to the drink (particularity if you have used chill!). Try using a daiquari glass which gives you a much bigger rim to decorate. Your guests will be thrilled and you will feel very accomplished.