belle epoque tells the story of absinthe – Chapter 3: The Belle Epoque

Our series on the history of absinthe continues: today we’re writing about the origins of absinthe, and its ups and downs in history. This week’s chapter takes you right back to the Belle Epoque, and will show you how absinthe became so popular. Artists apparently felt inspired by the green Fairy, but were they genuinely inspired, or did this inspiration actually result from absinthe’s overall popularity during that period? Read, and decide for yourself.


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