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To me it sounds like a stupid question, though it came up in my mind from someone in Switzerland, who said the original Suisse absinthe was blanche and the coloring step was added afterwards in France. Is it true? Was the green fairy really born in France and the white fairy in Switzerland?
AFAIK, blanche was the first.
It comes out of the still a blanche, so there ya go.
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