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Reviews written by m_glenn

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by m_glenn     April 12, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.1
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Might not like the musician, but I like his taste

Marilyn Manson. Not really a fan of his music. But the absinthe he's sponsored is outstanding. Quite worth your while if you get a chance to sample a bottle... ...

Reviewed by m_glenn     April 11, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Interesting and well-made

Batch 71. The first time I opened up this bottle and had some, I remember the grape-base being a little over-powering and not to my taste. Trying it tonight tells...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by m_glenn     April 10, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Sorcery in Green

La Sorciere Verte is an interesting Absinthe-- its quality is excellent, very well-made, and overall, it's a pretty good drink. It's a little idiosyncratic though, and while the La Sorciere...

Reviewed by m_glenn     April 10, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Better than I expected

I tasted and tested all three of the blanches I had on hand one night... the biggest surprise to me, was how well Kubler fared compared to the other two--...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by m_glenn     April 10, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

A classic that deserves respect

This is good stuff... Among the blanches I've tried, I prefer La Sorciere Bleue, but this is real close to that. No real flaws, well-worth drinking. Appearance: having seen...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by m_glenn     April 10, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5

A magical potion (needs no special effects)

I really like this blanche... smooth, sweet, pleasant-- seems good on any day. Color: Perfectly clear, shines like a diamond-- I can tell something's in the glass when poured,...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by m_glenn     April 09, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.9
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

The closest to perfect absinthe I've ever tasted

What to say about Jade Nouvelle Orleans? As far as I can tell, this is as good as Absinthe gets, and I'm just not sure how to improve on it--...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by m_glenn     April 07, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

"Jade Light" -- Still the Basic Standard, and stil

Update to previous review-- hope this works right... Basically, one change on the scores-- after a lot of reflection, I decided that Lucid deserves a 4 in Flavor/Mouthfeel: According...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by m_glenn     April 07, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

"Jade Light" -- Still the Basic Standard, and stil

Update to previous review-- hope this works right... Basically, one change on the scores-- after a lot of reflection, I decided that Lucid deserves a 4 in Flavor/Mouthfeel: According...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by m_glenn     April 01, 2016
Overall rating 
 
2.3
Appearance 
 
2.5
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.0

It reminds me too much of pinesol...

In my intro on the forum, I summed up some of my main objections to St George, and they haven't changed... to start with, appearance and louche: in its pre-louched,...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by m_glenn     April 01, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Lucid, the basic standard

Broke out my bottle of Lucid for a night-cap and a tasting session with the WS Absinthe Score sheet last night (and posted the initial version of this in the...

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