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Claude-Alain Bugnon was the first clandestine distiller granted legal status by the Swiss government in the spring of 2005.

For years he had been responsible for a certain quantity of bootlegged absinthe that brought so much attention and status to this small region. His ‘Clandestine' has been and is still considered by many to be the best Swiss La Bleue available today. Claude Alain's custom designed distilling apparatus is located at his premises in Couvet, a former butcher shop!

The alambics each have a capacity of 145 litres, and produce 95 litres of finished absinthe. They are single-walled, rather than duplicating the bain-marie system more commonly used in France. Claude-Alain feels that the fiercer heat gives better extraction of the herbs.
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Absinthe Angélique Verte Suisse - 70cl

Switzerland / 68%
(55 Reviews)

A full flavour and complex aromatic palate define Angélique Verte Suisse. Someth...

A full flavour and complex aromatic palate define Angélique Verte Suisse. Something a bit different.

 $109.50/Liter  $76.50
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Absinthe Butterfly - 70cl

Switzerland / 65%
(36 Reviews)

Inspired by an American absinthe produced in Boston is the early 1900s, right be...

Butterfly Absinthe is inspired by an American absinthe from the early 1900s, produced in Boston just before the US ban on absinthe in 1912.

 $109.50/Liter  $76.50
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Absinthe Angélique Verte Suisse - 20cl

Switzerland / 68%
(55 Reviews)

A full flavour and complex aromatic palate define Angélique Verte Suisse. Someth...

A full flavour and complex aromatic palate define Angélique Verte Suisse. Something a bit different. Angélique truly is a Swiss "Verte", coming as it does from the Val-de-Travers in Switerland, including twelve dif ...

 $142.50/Liter  $28.50
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Absinthe Butterfly - 20cl

Switzerland / 65%
(36 Reviews)

Inspired by an American absinthe produced in Boston is the early 1900s, right be...

Butterfly Absinthe is inspired by an American absinthe from the early 1900s, produced in Boston just before the US ban on absinthe in 1912. Thanks to a partnership between a passionate American absintheur and the skilful Swiss distiller Claude-Alain Bugnon, the ...

 $142.50/Liter  $28.50
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A strong taste and a complex aromatic palette characterise this absinthe. An exc...

A strong taste and a complex aromatic palette characterise Angélique Verte Suisse. An exceptional novelty, full of harmony. It is a true Swiss “Verte” from the Val-de-Travers made from 12 different plants, including angelica a ...

 $190/Liter  $9.50
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AbsinthExplore Butterfly - 50ml

Switzerland / 65%
(36 Reviews)

Inspired by an American absinthe produced in Boston is the early 1900s, right be...

Butterfly Absinthe is inspired by an American absinthe from the early 1900s, produced in Boston just before the US ban on absinthe in 1912.

 $190/Liter  $9.50
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Absinthe Angelique No.3 Appassionato - 70cl

Switzerland / 68%
(2 Reviews)

Angelique No. 3 Appassionato is produced by Claude-Alain Bugnon in Couvet, in th...

Angelique No. 3 Appassionato is produced by Claude-Alain Bugnon in Couvet, in the Val-de-Travers.This green absinthe has a complex aromatic palette and a prominent note of anise and fennel. The wormwood flavor is more dominant compared to other g ...

 $113/Liter  $79
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