A highly controversial alcoholic beverage due to its alcohol content of up to 74%. Originated as malaria prevention for French troops in wartime conditions. Absinthe contains flavoured spirits from the flowers and leaves of wormwood.
Fact: referred to in historic literature as ‘la fee verte’; this translates to ‘the green fairy.’
While PernodÍs absinthe is not hallucinogenic, itÍs not for the faint of heart: ItÍs 136-proof. The brand calls itself the ñoriginal absinthe,î since its founder Henri-Louis Pernod helped create the...