Fountains Sold As Sets With Glasses & Spoons or Individually. Fountains are the best way to mix the perfect absinthe. Adding water to absinthe is known as The Absinthe Ritual or louching. By slowly adding ice cold water, aromas of the botanicals and herbs are released and the best tasting drink is prepared. This creates an incredibly nostalgic atmosphere reminiscent of the Belle Epoque. The ultimate party enhancer, your absinthe fountain is always the center of attention and most popular gathering spot for your guests. 1, 2, 4 or 6 spout styles allow complete control of water flow from a slow drip to a solid stream.