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July 04, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.9
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
Sweet sister

This is one smooth operator. Unlike it's bolder older brother, this one blends all the wonderful herbs into one harmonious sip, while remaining an intensely powerful expression, that shows just...

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Songcatcher
July 04, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Heavy hitter

This is one powerful absinthe. Hardy, thick and can take plenty of water. Not a sweet, or mellow drink at all, but an in your face herbal explosion. A definite...

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Songcatcher
July 04, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Heavy hitter

This is one powerful absinthe. Hardy, thick and can take plenty of water. Not a sweet, or mellow drink at all, but an in your face herbal explosion. A definite...

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Songcatcher
July 04, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Heavy hitter

This is one powerful absinthe. Hardy, thick and can take plenty of water. Not a sweet, or mellow drink at all, but an in your face herbal explosion. A definite...

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Songcatcher
January 25, 2013 (Updated: May 28, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
No Apocalypse, but a decent absinthe

Absinthe Apocalypse Appearance: Neat, leaning towards a deep yellow golden green. Very clean appearance. Fully prepared at 4/1, a light jade with yellow and blue...

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Songcatcher
November 03, 2012 (Updated: November 12, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
JL 1901 2012

JL 1901 March 2012 bottling Appearance neat is a beautiful golden shade of amber green. Louched it becomes a very antique looking yellow green opaque...

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Songcatcher
October 08, 2012 (Updated: March 06, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Berthe de Jewel

Appearace was typical of an EP product. Perfect peridot, crystal clear. Very clean and practically inviting the water to come in. Louche was a beauty to behold...

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Songcatcher
October 07, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Why yes, Duplais I will

Appearance neat was a beautiful forest green. Very alive. Turning to a perfect example of Jade with the addition of cold water. Louche erupted as whisps of...

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Songcatcher
October 07, 2012 (Updated: March 06, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Essai buy a bottle.

Essai #5 from 2009. Appearance is of course crystal clear neat. With the addition of water, opaque and slightly translucent with gold and amber highlights and...

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Songcatcher
July 25, 2012 (Updated: July 25, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
I wish this Cat would stick around

Appearance: Very bright and clean light golden green hues. Louche: Starting immediately as a low lying fog bank working upwards to fully louched at 1/1. Continuing...

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Songcatcher
July 19, 2012 (Updated: November 23, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Unique Carre

Appearance: Amber and olive color neat. No noticeable sediment in the glass. {*edit: About halfway through this bottle I did begin to notice a floating sediment in my glass,...

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Songcatcher
July 13, 2012 (Updated: July 14, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Possibility is there

Batch 22 Bottle 50/60 Appearance; neat-light gold,white grapes. Louched-milky,maybe a hint of pink edges. Very cream colored. Louche; thick wispy oil trails clouding from...

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Songcatcher
June 07, 2012 (Updated: June 07, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
Pontarlier Perfectly

The appearance is exactly what I think an absinthe should be. Beautiful to look at and very herby. The louche from my carafe is magical to watch like whisps of...

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Songcatcher
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