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#1 hartsmar


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Posted 20 December 2011 - 02:15 AM

Hell yeah.

Took a while, but it's done. Absinthe.se is reworked with a completely new design and a lot of additions made both in historical findings and elsewhere.

New nice findings regarding Oscar Wilde, Absinthe history in Scandinavia and also some new poems, never previously translated to english (thank you pierreverte!).

And to be really annoying - there's also the FULL lyrics to Absinthe Frappé by MacDonough... as opposed to what you thought was it... ;)

Now I don't have time for this.. must fill up with all the reviews I've been holding back for the launch of this.
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#2 Joe Legate

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 04:52 AM

I'm delighted to see Absinthe.se updated. It was an important resource for me a few years ago. :cheers:

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 07:32 AM

Beautifully done. Welcome to joomla and css, two of my biggest headaches. ;)

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 09:18 AM

Excellent work, Markus! I particularly enjoy the new insights into Oscar Wilde, and other insights into absinthe's history. :cheers:

Edited by TheLoucheyMonster!, 20 December 2011 - 09:28 AM.

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 09:44 AM

Terrific work, Viking! :thumbup: :cheers:

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#6 Brian Robinson

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 10:33 AM

Looks great! :cheers:
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Posted 20 December 2011 - 07:20 PM

It sure does! :clap:

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Jade (PF) 1901 - this is a winner but also quite an expensive brand (It can be well diluted though). Top of the range and a top notch absinthe. | Grön Opal - Swedens most excellent premium absinthe. | Vit Opal - a truly excellent blanche from the same distiller as Grön Opal. | Libertine 72 - for the low price and because it can also be diluted really well this has become the one that I buy again and again.Duplais Balance - very tasty indeed and for quite some time my favourite (before Libertine).

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 03:23 PM

What a great site! I found myself spending way too much time at work yesterday, reading the articles.

Also, the design looks great without getting impractical, which sadly enough seems to be a bit rare now that so many sites want to incorporate Facebook-ish elements.

#9 Père Ubu

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 03:35 PM

Nice work! :clap: :thumbup:

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 10:44 PM

Excellent job Markus! Reading it all over right now actually.
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