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#1 billnchristy

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 04:21 PM

Total Wine & More: (Alpharetta location visited):

Kübler
Lucid
St. George
Leopold Bros
Grande Absente
Absente
Mata Hari
Mephisto
Pernod

http://maps.google.c...349957429486213

380 North Point Circle, Alpharetta, GA 30022

Beverage Superstore: (Suwanee)

Grande Absente
Absente
Lucid
Kübler
Mata Hari

http://maps.google.c...333732718944457

Beverage SuperStore
2820 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road
Suwanee, Georgia 30024

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 04:31 PM

not tried it yet myself but from what ive read here the Leopolds seems to be your best bet.


(course if i had read your other post first i would have known you already knew that) :fork:

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#3 billnchristy

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 05:09 PM

Yeah I just noticed nobody had done one for here yet so I thought I would.,

We will probably be online purchasers for the most part but pick up some Leopold or Kübler as needed.

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 06:49 PM

The review section is your friend. If you see an excitable Cajun in Atlanta you might hit him up for some Jade goodness.

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 07:37 PM

Total is the only place to find absinthe, and just barely. Leopold's absinthe, Lucid, Kubler and St George (in that order) would be the only options. You've already visited the Alpharetta store, but the Kennesaw store also has the same selection.

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#6 billnchristy

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 01:08 PM

Found another good place!

Turtle Creek Wine and Spirits near Winder GA (Just outside of Fort Yargo) has:

La Muse
Obsello
Leopold Bros.
St. George
Corsair Red
Lucid
Some bright green crapsinthe
Grande Absente

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 08:21 PM

Some bright green crapsinthe
Grande Absente


Isn't that redundant? ;)

Obsello's still one of my favorites; Leopold's is very good; and I enjoyed the Corsair Red, although it does deviate quite a bit from the traditional formula...of course, I like to get my freak on with St. George now & then as well (even though there are those who would compare it to salad dressing! You know who you are!) :laugh:
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#8 billnchristy

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 09:22 PM

This stuff looked like apple pucker, neon green. I should've noted its name but I was too disgusted by its look.

The corsair was very brown, kinda silly to put such a color sensitive liquor in a clear bottle.

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 11:04 PM

This stuff looked like apple pucker, neon green.


That would be Parnasse the $15 'bumsinthe' I bet. The 'absinthe flavored' alcohol.
As far as a flavoring compound goes, they actually make an attempt to taste like absinthe. Bad stuff, but I will give it the back-handed complement that it was not as horrible as I expected, (i.e not czechsinthe bad).
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 04:33 AM

Total is the only place to find absinthe, and just barely. Leopold's absinthe, Lucid, Kübler and St George (in that order) would be the only options.

Just my opinion, but I much prefer St. George over both Lucid and Kübler. I know St George is considered a bit of an oddity, but I like it... and to me Lucid and Kübler are uninteresting. Again, just my opinion.
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#11 billnchristy

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:42 AM

This stuff looked like apple pucker, neon green.


That would be Parnasse the $15 'bumsinthe' I bet. The 'absinthe flavored' alcohol.
As far as a flavoring compound goes, they actually make an attempt to taste like absinthe. Bad stuff, but I will give it the back-handed complement that it was not as horrible as I expected, (i.e not czechsinthe bad).
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Nope, if you can believe it this is a brighter green. I wish I would've noted the name. We are going back to Fort Yargo next weekend to play another round of disc golf so I will be sure to note it. I looked through all the reviews and I don't think it has been reviewed. At the same price as Obsello I am not going to take the leap. :thumbdown:

Crow, we will def. try some St. George someday but at 80 bucks locally its kind of a hard sell to me. I would love to get a taste of some to see if I would like it.

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 12:48 PM

Shame...I have a whole bottle of St. George here that NO ONE is using.
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 12:58 PM

omg do NOT buy it at 80 bucks. DUNY has it for 57.
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#14 billnchristy

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 06:31 PM

Plus shipping makes 72.

Kinda relative. If I make a big order in the future I will probably pick some up.

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Posted 01 April 2012 - 01:04 PM

Ahhh...the bright green crap is called Upsynth and is Austrian.

Supposedly made with 28 herbs.

On the website it is scope colored, the bottle they had at the store was much brighter but maybe the glass is that color as the bottle is nothing like they show on the website.

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 06:09 AM

The Total Wine in Kennesaw has Vieux Carre, in addition to those mentioned at the Alpharetta Store.  Picked up a bottle in December and I saw it last time I was there about a month back, I believe.



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Posted 09 April 2014 - 03:43 PM

A little update. Turtle Creek has opened a new store off 316 (same exit as the old store) and has:

 

Duplais Verte
Duplais Blanche

Brevans HR Giger

Pacifique

Heritage

Leopold

Corsair Red

St. George

Vieux Carre

Vieux Pontarlier

Pernod

 

29 liquor in Lawrenceville has:

 

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Posted 31 May 2014 - 02:28 PM

7 seas bottle shop in Powder Springs has

Lucid
Mansinthe
St. George
Pacifique
Duplais
Heritage
Mata Hari
Absente(s)
Kübler
Leopold (on next order)

I've been working with them to get a good selection in.

Seven Seas Bottle Shop

http://goo.gl/maps/FtLq4

Edited by ripper911, 31 May 2014 - 02:30 PM.



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