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Reviews written by Neorebel

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November 09, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
Love comes close...

Appearance: Unlouched, the color is a pleasant shade of greenish-gold. This may be influenced by the bottle's age: I purchased this when it was first introduced and am just enjoying...

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Neorebel
February 11, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
Balanced and complex after resting

Review notes: Bottle was purchased in 2010, reviewed today 2/10/13. Bottle has "L3410" on it -possibly a date code. Bottle has been open two weeks prior to review. ...

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Neorebel
January 28, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
Everything I love rolled into one...

4/8/12 Appearance: The color is a wonderful olive tone, very natural looking. It may have been closer to a peridot hue in 2010 when this was bottled...

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Neorebel
January 28, 2013 (Updated: January 28, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Solid absinthe, but some shortcomings

3/17/12 Appearance: A brilliant and clear lime green. Jewel-like with a hint of yellow. Louche: Glittering ribbons swirl throughout the glass, before the...

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Neorebel
January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Quality absinthe at a great value right at home.

Color: An alluring green and yellow-gold. Good, natural coloring, but below my benchmark (Jade Edouard) for a 4-5 score. Could be because the bottle has been opened...

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Neorebel
January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
Difficult to define what makes this so good!

No sugar, 3.5:1 water ratio, absinthe rested in cool, dark place for 6 mos. prior to opening. Color: Very deep olive green. My bottle has some sediment...

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Neorebel
January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
I absolutely LOVE IT

Tasted with & without sugar, 3.5:1 water ratio Color: A few shades darker than lime. A clean green hue, like a gemstone... beautiful. ...

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Neorebel
January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Excellent 'everyday' absinthe

with & without sugar, 3.5:1 water ratio Color: I have no idea how they achieved this coloration naturally - I know there has been some speculation, but...

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Neorebel
January 27, 2013 (Updated: January 27, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Good, but lacking some depth

with & without sugar - 2.5:1 water ratio Appearance: Very nice, clear light green that shines like a gemstone. I only wish it was a tiny shade...

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Neorebel
January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
Top tier absinthe from Matter-Luginbuhl

Jul 2008 Bottle # 294/333 Notes include tastings with and without sugar. Appearance: A soothing, green peridot hue, second only to Jade Edouard, in my humble...

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Neorebel
January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
Belle Amie: One of the best commercial offerings

-2nd Distillation 2008 Bottle 558/640 - tasted in Oct 2010 - Appearance: Goldish-Olive hue, probably due to Feuille Morte since I've aged this bottle over 2 years,...

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Neorebel
January 27, 2013 (Updated: January 27, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5
The next step up in American absinthe distilling

Date: 7/4/11 Appearance: A light crystal green. Slightly yellow, depending on viewing angle... reminds me of green glass and honey. Louche: Opalescent trails...

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Neorebel
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