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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     July 09, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5

Dark, intense

Color: A peridot green quite darker than usual, very inviting. Louche: So much orange and yellow. Thick and colorful. It stays very thick up to 1:5, then gets opalescent....

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     July 07, 2016
Overall rating 
 
1.8
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
1.5
Aroma 
 
1.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
1.5
Overall 
 
2.0

Caution: the remains of an old bottle

Appearance: It should be red but it's not at all. The bottle was opened in April 2012. Between green and cognac. Louche: An extremely light louche, as it often...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     June 26, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.5

Well mannered

Appearance: a medium peridot green, with no sediment. Quite similar to that of Centenaire. The color is in no way as dark as it appears in the picture here. ...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     June 08, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.1
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.0

Bison grass

Appearance: a very light peridot green, with no sediment. Louche: rather slow to start, but then very thick. At 1:4 the louche is beautifully opalescent, in a light green....

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     June 08, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.5
Finish 
 
2.5
Overall 
 
3.0

Dry

Appearance: nothing to say, a medium peridot green, with no sediment. Louche: thick oily trails from the very beginning, then a lot of orange at the bottom of the...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     June 06, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
5.0

In Search of Lost Time

Appearance: the typical peridot green, with no sediment. Classy package, the bottle comes wrapped in brown paper with black prints. The bottle itself has a neat design, modern but with...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     June 06, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5

The Blanche for those who love the Vertes

Appearance: Nice package, though I like the Grön better. The Vit package is so neat and the content so clear that one may underestimate the overall value. The absinthe is...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     May 24, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.5

Marching to the beat of a different drum

Color: Nothing to say, perfectly clear with no sediment. Louche: A surprising louche, starting soon, with unusual violet reflexes. At 1:5 it is still thick. Aroma: before adding...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     May 23, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5

A true classic

Color: light peridot green, very classic. No sediment. Louche: Beautiful louche, starting soon, showing lovely blue and orange reflexes while staying opalescent and not too thick, with a clear...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     May 20, 2016
Overall rating 
 
2.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.0

Hibiscus

Color: a nice cognac color, more orange than pink. No sediment. Louche: A very thin louche, in line with the very low content of anise that is evident to...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     May 04, 2016
Overall rating 
 
2.3
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.5
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.5

Very mild

Color: a very very light peridot green, clear and without any visible sediment. Louche: slow to develop, and very thin, with some nice orange reflexes. At 1:3 it’s almost...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     May 04, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.5

A good everyday drink

Color: a light peridot green, clear and without any visible sediment. Louche: beautiful oily swirls with the very first drops. The louche then develops very quickly and remains thick,...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     April 16, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.5

Delicate and balanced

Appearance: nothing to say here, crystal clear. Louche: very thick, even after the very first drops. Some blue and orange. Opalescent when adding water. Aroma: sweet and balanced,...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     April 15, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5

Amazing aroma

Appearance: Perfectly clear, as it is typical for this type of absinthe. Louche: Lovely bluish trails with the very first drops. Then a medium thick louche, bluish with some...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     April 15, 2016
Overall rating 
 
2.3
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.5
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.5

Amer

Appearance: a very light yellow green, clear. Quite uninteresting for a verte. Louche: a good start, at 1:2 it has promising color and opalescence, a 1:3 it’s completely gone....

Reviewed by Chiopris     April 14, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.0

Thin louche

Appearance: very clear yellow green, with no sediment. Louche: lovely oily trails during formation, with some orange. At 1:3 the louche is already so thin to stop from adding...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     April 13, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.9
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
5.0

Intense

Appearance: Intense peridot green. Deeper than average for a verte, still completely natural looking. Louche: very intense trails and colors during the formation, with lots of orange. Then all...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     April 12, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.5

Made from fresh, organic plants

Appearance: very clear yellow green, with no sediment. Louche: visible oily trails, very dense during formation, with a lot of orange. At 1:4 dilution the louche is almost completely...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     April 09, 2016
Overall rating 
 
2.4
Appearance 
 
2.5
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.5
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.5

Low alcohol

Color: a very light green, clear and without any visible sediment. Louche: nice to look at during its formation. The trails are oily and visible, and there is a...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Chiopris     April 06, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.5

Complex but mild

Appearance: A beautiful orange red, very clear, less deep than it looks in the website pictures. Louche: In the beginning it’s beautiful to watch because of the many...

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