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Vintage Absinthe: Taste a sample of history or grab a full bottle.

Pernod Fils Tarragona Vintage 1940s to 1960s

Absinthe Pernod Fils Tarragona Vintage 1940s to 1960s

Vintage absinthe bottle. Made from the 1940s to the 1960s and 100% delicious.
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Pernod Fils Tarragona Vintage Sample c. 1940/50s

Absinthe Pernod Fils Tarragona Vintage Sample c. 1940/50s

Pernod Fils Tarragona sample. Distilled in the 1940/1950s and 100% delicious.
Details $66.00
Pernod Fils Tarragona Vintage Sample c. 1950/60s

Absinthe Pernod Fils Tarragona Vintage Sample c. 1950/60s

Pernod Fils Tarragona sample. Distilled in the 1950/1960s and 100% delicious.
Details $60.00
Pernod Fils Tarragona Vintage Sample c. 1960s

Absinthe Pernod Fils Tarragona Vintage Sample c. 1960s

Pernod Fils Tarragona sample. Distilled in the 1950s and 100% delicious.
Details $60.00
Argenti, Barcelona c. 1960s

Absenta Argenti, Barcelona c. 1960s

Argenti is one of the better known Spanish absinthes of the 20th century, bottles having been ...
Details $662.00
F.E. Volart Cornella Barcelona c. 1960s

Absenta F.E. Volart Cornella Barcelona c. 1960s

Another Absinthe from Barcelona, and another rarity - I have only seen this appear on the market ...
Details $782.50
José Germá 1950/60

Absenta José Germá 1950/60

Innovation in Absinthe also continued after the Spanish took over the reins as the world's ...
Details $1,023.50
Pernod Fils Tarragona J.M. Banus c. 1950s

Absinthe Pernod Fils Tarragona J.M. Banus c. 1950s

Most bottles of Tarragona have faded or crumbling labels, and so looking at this bottle closer ...
Details $1,144.00
Pernod Fils Tarragona Vintage c. 1940/50s

Absinthe Pernod Fils Tarragona Vintage c. 1940/50s

Vintage absinthe bottle. Made in the 1940/1950s and 100% delicious.
Details $903.00
There is something almost mystical about drinking something made and bottled a century ago, which has then lain undisturbed in the intervening decades. You can almost feel a connection with the people of the time. Bottles of vintage absinthe are relatively rare compared to other spirits; because of absinthe's history of being banned, most stocks of absinthe were drunk (in secret) in the years after its prohibition. A few bottles have survived, sometimes lost in the cellars of old hotels and restaurants, sometimes hidden amongst wine in the cellars of country châteaux which were bricked up with the outbreak of war in Europe and promptly forgotten about.

With very few exceptions, the bottles of absinthe which have been recovered in the past decades have been the highest quality absinthe by the most respected producers in France: Pernod Fils being the archetypal vintage absinthe, the absinthe to which all other absinthes are compared, not only ancient but modern absinthe. Other vintage brands included Edouard Pernod, Premier Fils, Fritz Duval, and C.F. Berger. After absinthe was banned, Maison Pernod continued making the finest absinthe over the border from France in Spain, following the original Pernod Fils recipe and procedure, until the 1960s.

Only a few hundred people on this planet have tasted vintage absinthe. We love sharing the joy and sense of wonder that comes with this rare and precious liquid.