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Generic for bitter-sweet spirit produced at one time by several companies, now apparently only by one: Jeppson, formerly in Chicago, now in Florida. Malort is flavored by a European herb called the malort plant, a Swedish term meaning Artemisia Absinthium - or grand wormwood ina base of neutral spirits. Originally a product favored in Chicago's central and eastern European ethnic neighborhoods, it has been adopted enthusiastically by bikers and is a mainstay at biker bars.


dill, bitter and wormwood


Limited availability. Produced and sold in United States. Known to be distributed in United States and around the world. Export and/or distribution unreliable. Rarely exported. Regional. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.


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