Absinthe was banned in France in 1915. Nevertheless, there was still a big demand for absinthe throughout the world. Pernod Fils, the most popular absinthe brand during that time, resettled its absinthe distillery to Spain, and Original Pernod Fils Absinthe continued to be distilled over the border until the late 1960s. Pernod followed the tradition and used the
French Pernod Fils absinthe ecipe from the 1900s, uninterrupted apart from a pause during the second world war.
We recently were lucky to acquire one bottle of original Pernod Fils Tarragona Absinthe for our private museum. The bottle can be dated to 1950/1960. As you can see, the filling level, labels and tax seal are still in perfect condition. That is, what makes us happy 🙂