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#1 Brian Robinson

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Posted 30 November 2013 - 07:13 PM

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#2 JosephLabrecque

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Posted 01 December 2013 - 08:43 AM

I had a sample of this a few days ago and my thoughts are very similar to Brian's review. A great blanche with a little something extra!



#3 Georges Meliès

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Posted 01 December 2013 - 09:23 AM

Agreed. I've tried it twice and it is an exceptional blanche. Thumbs up.



#4 SethP

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 03:47 PM

Of blanches I've only had Blanchette (from Combier), Kübler (that I consider a blanche) and one single glass of Absente before. But compared to them I'd say that Neige is outstanding. There's certainly "more" to it than is the case with Blanchette and Kübler, and definately compared to Absente.


Edited by SethP, 04 December 2013 - 03:47 PM.

Top five brands so far:
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).


#5 Brian Robinson

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 05:11 PM

Absente ain't a Blanche though. :)
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#6 SethP

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 05:45 PM

Well, Brian. I might be mistaking about that one. Either about the brand or about the color. (If there isn't any clear/uncolored Absente?)


Top five brands so far:
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).


#7 Jack Griffin

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 08:21 PM

This is really a great blanche.  It's a classic Swiss la bleue, but with a gracefully assertive personality, yet it does this without changing its la bleue character, which is nice.

The aroma and finish are outstanding.  I'd rank it among the best 2 or 3 commercial Swiss blanches out there, in a sea of so-so la bleues.  




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