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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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. ...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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. ...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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. ...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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....

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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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
Traditional Absinthe
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...

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Chiopris
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