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Absinthe has a reputation for being one of the bad boys of the liquor world due to its long-lasting bans and high proof nature. But the last decade has led to a renaissance for the old favorite, with bans lifted and new production and varietals across the world. It's shedding its image and has become one of the most beloved spirits for use in cocktails.

But what exactly is absinthe? And where is it best used? We went to Maison Premiere to get the answer, so watch the video above to learn more.

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