Jump directly to content

The premier independent absinthe resource since 2003

One should drink little - but often

- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Recommended absinthe vendors

The Absinthe Ritual - How to prepare an absinthe


La Fee Parisian La Fee Parisian

La Fee Parisian

Brand information

0.7 liter
Green Utopia
Mixed & Macerated

This was first named La Fée Absinthe. With the claim of being the only absinthe approved by the Absinthe Museum in Auvers-sur-Oise one would hope it would be decent. I guess money talks.

Editor reviews

La Fee Parisian 2011-12-07 16:14:50 Markus Hartsmar
Absinthe.se rating 
Reviewed by Markus Hartsmar    December 07, 2011
Last updated: December 07, 2011

Absinthe reviews

This one was purchased at Selfridges & Co in London a while back. Made in France, and according to manufacturers website; "La Fée Absinthe is the only absinthe accredited by the French Absinthe Museum, and it's curator Marie-Claude Delahaye." That alone does not mean a thing to me, other than it probably is a lot better than most other brands. I need to make my own oppinion. So, I did just that. The bottle is a clear glass bottle, thus leaving to logic that the fluid itself is very green, and I'd say truly artificial. It actually tastes quite allright neat, but it does lack something. However, once tasting it with water it is quite good. And adding sugar to it, increases the taste even more. It is along the line of Pernod 68 and Absente. A well balance oil mix, which is not overly bitter. And this one is not as heavy on the anise either. It is actually a fairly good absinthe, and I think that anyone trying out absinthe should at some point have the La Fée. If for nothing else, it should be a reference for oil mix absinthes, along with the Oxygénée. It sure beats most other commercial oil mix absinthes available, but it's nothing I sip regularly.
Fee Verte scoresheet points
Powered by JReviews

- absinthe books and poetry -

Many writers "of old" wrote poems or passages about absinthe. Some drank it, some didn't. Find some of them here as well as reviews and notes on modern books about absinthe.  


- latest news and additions -

The Absinthe Poetry section has seen several updates the past days. Poems and information about more authors; Antonin Artaud, Arthur Symons, Francis Saltus Saltus, Florence Folsom and Robert Loveman. Open your mind and have a drink while you enjoy their lyrics. 


- absinthe.se on facebook -

It's the new bistro, the new bar in town. A good place to meet when meeting in real life isn't always an option. Meet me on facebook for more updates from the absinthe world.

Visit absinthe.se on facebook...