Emile Pernot, France

1899 :

the young Emile-Ferdinand Pernot, a native of the Fougerolles region, where he had trained as a distiller, joins the Parrot brothers and together they establish “Emile Pernot et Cie” located in Pontarlier. Emile-Ferdinand's son, Emile-Joseph (don't worry, none of their sons were called Emile-Emile even though they loved this first name), a survivor of the World War I trenches, later registers the famous name “Emile Pernot”.

2009 :

The distillery moves from the center of Pontarlier to the magnificent old Cousin Jeune building in La Cluse et Mijoux, at the foot of the Château de Joux, the very same building where the young Emile-Joseph Pernot learnt his trade a century earlier. And you know what? It was a pure coincidence – the building had been a post office and a fire station in the intervening years!

Absinthe distillation at Emile Pernot :


The two century-old copper alembics used by Emile Pernot for their absinthe distillations were made by the famous firm of Egrot in the early 1900s. They were especially designed and built for absinthe distillation, and they are the only stills of their kind in operation anywhere in the world. These stills allow the Pernot distillery to produce absinthes of exceptional quality according to methods unchanged for a century.
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Bitters "Bäska Snaps" - 50cl

France / 40%
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A bitter snaps with liquorice, wormwood, and caraway. Created by Bittermens, Inc...

In Scandinavia, during festivals and holidays, it's common to see bottles of herb-infused schnapps and aquavit passed around the dinner table or passed between friends during a crayfish boil. Of all of the different type of infused schnapps, the traditional "besk"

 $33/Liter $33.50 $16.50
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A combination of Pontarlier-grown Grande Absinthe and the finest chocolate infus...

Inspired by a hand-written recipe for Creme de Cacao in the Distillery's recipe book dating back to the 1920's, La Maison Fontaine Chocolat has been masterfully refined using a combination of Pontarlier-grown Grande Absinthe and the finest chocolate infusion. Sweet richne ...

 $50/Liter  $35
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A refined fir liqueur.

A refined fir liqueur. The Sapin liqueur is an Art, it follows a very strict protocol in 2 complex steps: 1. A meticulous distillation of rigorously selected plants. 2. A fir buds and sugar ma ...

 $43/Liter  $30
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Obtained from maceration of génépi flowers, a very fragrant high mountains wormw...

The Emile Pernot génépi liqueur is obtained from maceration of génépi flowers, a very fragrant high mountains wormwood, rigorously protected and highly controlled during picking, with top quality alcohol and sugar syrup. The génépi liqueur is to be ...

 $49.50/Liter  $34.50
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