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Absinthe Spotlight: Pere Francois

Pere Francois

Absinthe: Pere Francois
Distillery: Francois Bezencon

Mutineer Magazine is all about absinthe right now, with the cover of the June/July issue being an absinthe extravaganza. We received this absinthe to try and the staff loved it, so a product spotlight it shall receive. This absinthe comes from Fleurier, Switzerland, home of the green fairy, and is produced in a family owned distillery that has been in operation for over 40 years. Since the ban on absinthe was lifted, the family has started producing individually numbered bottles using all the original ingredients including grand wormwood (artemisia absinthium) and European herbs. Pere Francois Absinthe garnered a gold medal at the National Competition of Waters-of-Swiss Noble Event in 2005/2006.


  1. Ron | Friday, May 29, 2009

    Haven’t tried this myself, but I’m adding it to my next order. There’s an editorial review for this one over at the Wormwood Society!

  2. Paul | Friday, May 29, 2009

    You can actually buy it from this site: hitimewine.net
    Also they have a really nice myspace: http://www.myspace.com/perefrancois

  3. Julie | Sunday, May 31, 2009

    It’s nice to this getting center stage.

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