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Reviews written by MisterX

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June 09, 2019
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
My Least Favorite Jade

Pours a very emerald green. Louches nicely, with a nice layering effect if you go slowly, before the whole drink becomes a nice greyish cloud (with subtle blues and yellow...

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MisterX
June 09, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Just as good as the other Jades

In my glass, the green color is very transparent. It's like faintly colored water. The green that I can see is that typical jade-like green you see in all the...

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MisterX
May 12, 2018
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
as good as it gets

the appearance is just fine. kind of a yellowed green. very natural looking. louche- perfect, to my eye. i like the way it looks while it's louching, one of...

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MisterX
April 25, 2018
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Nice Absinthe.

Took a gamble on this one since there were no reviews on it and very little info online. At first it seemed plain (flavor), average, or even mediocre, but after...

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MisterX
March 25, 2018
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5
a bit spicy

Appearance is crystal clear. I see no sediment or discoloration up close. Louche- takes a while to start up but then it quickly becomes louched, without much of a...

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MisterX
March 13, 2018
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Freshhhhhh

Color- Somewhere between an olive green and a golden brown. It can look just kind of brownish in the bottle, from across the room, but when you actually pour it...

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MisterX
March 12, 2018
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
2.5
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Sorceled

I don't really like having to rate the appearance of absinthe in general but especially blanche. It's clear. What more is there to say? The louche is pretty bad....

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MisterX
March 08, 2018
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.0
Something a little different

Clear but vivid light green appearance, looks great in my glass. The louche happens fast unless you pour/drip very slow. Thick louche. The aroma is probably the stand-out characteristic of...

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MisterX
December 17, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.5
Bold

Batch 16-5 (but I've had a few bottles in the past 10yrs, and this one seems just like I remember) Appearance- Very deep green. I have had bottles for...

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MisterX
October 14, 2017
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
good value

Leans more towards a pale olive-yellowish-brown kind of color rather than a deep green of any kind. Reminds me of a bottle of Meadow of Love I had for over...

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MisterX
October 13, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
it has bite

Deep, almost murky peridot appearance. The louche is spectacular, with lots going on during a slow drip. Swirling clouds and different layers that eventually merge into one translucent, milky haze....

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MisterX
September 14, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
took a while to grow on me

appearance- vibrant yellow-green. really nice. after louche, like a pale, foggy pastel green (maybe with very subtle blue tones). the louche itself isn't very impressive, and a...

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MisterX
June 02, 2017
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.5
Bare essence

Appearance- Well, it's clear. Louche- Pretty good louche. Not *too* opaque and definitely not thin. Nice and cloudy. Aroma- Pretty strong anise. The anise is the main thing...

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MisterX
May 31, 2017
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Basic gin + Basic Blanche

Appearance- Very clear, so for a blanche it seems exactly as it's supposed to. Louche- Really nice. Maybe a bit on the thin side but also a little more...

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MisterX
May 27, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Probably my measuring stick absinthe

Appearance- A nice, light, slightly yellowish green. Louche- Thick louche, can't see through the glass. As it louches it's a good display. Aroma- Very...

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