The Dangerous Drink – Absinthe


November 10, 2015 – Bruce giving an in depth look into the history Absinthe and the proper way to enjoy the Green Fairy. The news coverage video can be viewed by clicking here!

Pecha Kucha Night at Colby College


July 9, 2015 – Bruce Olson of Tree Spirits discusses the return of the green fairy Absinthe at Colby College during Volume 17 of Waterville Maine Pecha Kucha. Entertaining as well as informative for you history buffs. Enjoy the full presentation and visit our Absinthe Verte product page for drink recipes!


Distilled to Perfection: Maine’s wineries & distilleries take craft production to award-winning heights

SUPPORTING20LOCAL20WEBJuly 28, 2014 – The Sunrise Sunset discusses wineries and distilleries in Maine, including Tree Spirits, that are raising the bar by producing award winning products by and working with their neighbors. “Locals helping locals!” See how tree spirits and other companies are helping to create economic stability in Maine here!

First Maine Absinthe Released in Bangor


May 14, 2014 -Tree Spirits unveils first Maine-made absinthe! Long a drink of mystery and legend, absinthe is now being produced in Maine. Its first public appearance was May 14 at The Big Easy, which hosts a weekly absinthe night in Bangor. A year long process that paid off. Get the full story by reading it on the Bangor Daily News!

Making spirits bright: Craft distilleries grow in Maine


May 02, 2014 – As many Distilleries and wineries in Maine look to make a impact in the market with their products Tree Spirits in Oakland is testing the market. With hopes that our apple-based liquor will make a splash when it’s released May 14 at Big Easy in Bangor. Learn how distilleries try to anticipate demand and how they plan on growing here! 

Maine Firm Awaits Green Light to Make Absinthe

Portland Press Herald News

August 12, 2013 – Before our absinthe can be sold, the alcohol and its proposed label had to be approved by the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, which holds absinthe to a higher standard than other drinks. Learn about the steps take it took to bring the “Green Fairy” back to life in Maine and why absinthe is held to such standards by reading the full article here!

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