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May 07, 2015
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
A clear winner

Color before adding water is as perfect clear; the aroma prior to loucheing has a strong woody tone characteristic of wormwood. After adding the water the other fragrances come out...

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drdaniel5
April 21, 2015
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Fantastic every day Absinthe

The aroma is fruity and with a hint of citrus along with the expected Anise and Wormwood. The flavor again has a very pleasant note of fruitiness that is paired...

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drdaniel5
April 18, 2015
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
A very good standard offering

I would describe the flavor as herbal and minty with a notion of fruity citrus undertones. This brand is a great offering and would be a fantastic introduction to Absinthe....

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drdaniel5
April 16, 2015
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
2.5
Traditional Absinthe
Missed opportunity

Vieux Pontarlier seems like it could have been great absinthe that hits all the right notes and has a pleasant flavor. But there is a hint of an odor and...

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drdaniel5
April 16, 2015
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
Fantastic offering from Emile Pernot

This is a very delicate and interesting Absinthe that has a more forward wormwood flavor. I found though that the loucheing process has to be done very carefully as just...

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drdaniel5
April 16, 2015
Overall rating 
 
1.7
Appearance 
 
2.5
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
1.5
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
1.0
Absinthe Substitutes
A misleading bottle

Like many, this was my introduction to Absinthe. It is a pure star anise bomb with sugar already in the mix. The color and louche look ok but are clearly...

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drdaniel5
April 16, 2015
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
Perfumey Spicy and Surprising

I added this bottle onto an order from a vendor because it was the highest rated bottle in the price bracket too get me free shipping. This bottle turned out...

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