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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by drdaniel5     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

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...

Reviewed by 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...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by 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

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....

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by 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

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...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by 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

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...

Absinthe Substitutes
Reviewed by 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

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...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by 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

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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