An unrecorded lithographic poster for Rosinette, Absinthe Rosé Oxygénée, printed by Camis around 1900. This is the only know
historical reference to a rosé absinthe.
is historically described as a distilled, highly alcoholic beverage and
is commonly referred to in historical literature as "la fée verte" (the
green fairy). Absinthe arose to
great popularity as an alcoholic drink in late 19th- and early
20th-century France, particularly among Parisian artists and writers.
Owing in part to its association with bohemian culture, the consumption
of absinthe was opposed by social conservatives and prohibitionists.