French Doctor Pierre Ordinaire distils a strong (68% abv/136 proof) spirit containing wormwood, anise, hyssop and varying amounts of other common herbs as a cure-all tonic. It becomes so popular others start to distil it and is quickly nicknamed ‘La Fée Verte’ (the green fairy). 1915, Absinthe banned in France, at the height of its popularity. After years of issuing their troops with absinthe as a preventative against malaria, the French Government decided to ban absinthe, blaming it for widespread desertion in the trenches during World War I. The X•S range is classified as an ‘amer’, which means that under EU law is allowed over three times the amount of thujone in normal absinthe.
La Fee Blanche is a unique clear absinthe created using eleven traditional herbs and spices including Grand and Petit Wormwood, Fennel, Green Anise seed, Star Anis, Hyssop, Lemon balm, Mint and Coriander seed. Each ingredient is selected for its aromatic qualities and is distilled individually to create the perfect balance of natural flavours in La Fee Blanche.