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October 20, 2013
Overall rating 
 
2.8
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Sweet, but 2 dimensional

Appearance: A natural vegetation green. Louche: Easily forms and is thick, a light natural green color. Not bad, but not outstanding. ...

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baubel
August 06, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Retired Brands
Excellent, really really excellent.

I prepared this glass of absinthe at 3:1, without sugar. The appearance out of the bottle was a light green color, very nice. ...

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baubel
July 17, 2011
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
A lot better than what I remember.

I finally got to revisit this absinthe, and it is nowhere near as bitter as I remember. Had I known they had changed the recipe, I would have bought...

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baubel
July 10, 2011 (Updated: July 10, 2011)
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Very nice indeed!

I had this glass of absinthe without sugar at 4 parts water to 1 part absinthe. The color was a very bright emerald green, very...

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baubel
July 10, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Retired Brands
An incredible blanche!

I enjoyed my glass of Wormwood Blanche without sugar and at a ratio of 4 parts water to 1 part absinthe. The color was ideally...

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baubel
June 13, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
The best absinthe rouge I've tried

I watered this dose to one part absinthe to 4.5 parts water, without sugar. The initial color in the bottle is red, deep like a vine ripened...

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baubel
June 04, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
One of the best vertes commercially available...(t

This is truly an excellent absinthe and I'm kicking myself for not buying a bottle sooner. It has a lot of really great things going on with it. ...

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baubel
June 04, 2011
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
An excellent absinthe

Straight from the bottle the color is a very natural, deep green color, very leafy, and transparent. The louche begins with oil trails that are easily visible....

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baubel
June 01, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
A very good absinthe verte.

I like this absinthe very much. The affordability of it, the flavor, the base, everything. Straight from the bottle the color is a very deep...

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baubel
June 01, 2011
Overall rating 
 
2.6
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
1.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Not bad, but needs improvement

The batch I was sampling was from a bottle purchased in 2010. I've heard the formula has been improved since. The initial color is...

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baubel
November 29, 2010
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
One of my favorite vertes of all time.

The color of Ridge Verte is a beautiful all natural green, what I expect a verte to look like, chlorophyll. The louche is also perfect....

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baubel
November 29, 2010 (Updated: July 10, 2011)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
An excellent blanche!

Fresh out of the bottle, Ridge Blanche is clear as water, and very aromatic. I slowly dripped water from a partially frozen water bottle and the kitchen was graced...

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baubel
July 11, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Tangy and Refreshing.

Color- The color looks like a natural dark green and is very appealing. Louche- I was frustrated by the variability on the louche....

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baubel
July 05, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Very good!

I waited until I was nearly at the end of my first bottle to review it. I believe it to be very balanced, and smoother than when I tried...

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baubel
October 03, 2007
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
Edouard-one of my favorites

Edouard was my first absinthe. I have to say, I didn't really like it then either. I thought it was gross, I think because of the fennel. ...

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baubel
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