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Ordering
May 03, 2013 (Updated: May 06, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
I Can Dig It

-Color- Before Water: Looks quite like vintage fuille morte golden brown with the tiniest bit of green tint. Often a sign of bitterness and/or overcoloring...

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Green Baron
April 30, 2013 (Updated: May 03, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
2.1
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
1.5
Finish 
 
1.5
Overall 
 
1.5
Senator you’re no Pernod Fils!

-Color- Though I know it’s artificially colored, this is one of the best artificial colors I’ve seen; the mid-peridot could pass for some of the more vivid naturally colored...

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Green Baron
April 30, 2013 (Updated: May 03, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
2012 Sample: Pleasant Surprise

-Color- Before Water: Very attractive and natural medium gem green. After Water: Louched glass presents a nice light green-olive color. ...

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Green Baron
April 14, 2013 (Updated: April 19, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Vintage Absinthe
The REAL Berger

-Color Before Water- Beautiful copperish-golden-brown fueille morte. There were some significant particles of sediment in my sample. However, it’s one of the last samples from...

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Green Baron
August 31, 2012 (Updated: August 31, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Kitschy Rouge Appeal

-Color- Before Water: Vivid red with orange highlights. I actually find it quite attractive and technically it’s natural since it comes from cochineal bugs. But of course proper,...

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Green Baron
August 09, 2012 (Updated: May 02, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Gentle Brut

-Color- Before Water: Clear After Water: Attractive blanche white with blue highlights. -Louche- Good action but a little quicker than...

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Green Baron
July 30, 2012 (Updated: August 09, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
2.5
Overall 
 
3.0
Retired Brands
What's in a name?

-Color- Before Water: Clear as a blanche should be. After Water: Thin louche that’s more translucent than opaque. Reminds me of pre-2008sih Emile Pernot offerings. ...

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Green Baron
July 30, 2012 (Updated: August 20, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
2.9
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Is it a Vanche or Blerte?

-Color- Before Water: Clear with a slight yellowish tint. If I didn’t already know it’s because of the intentionally unorthodox light coloring step, it’s possible I’d score it...

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Green Baron
July 30, 2012 (Updated: July 30, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Not-so-boring La Bleue

-Color- Before Water: Nice and clear After Water: Good opalescence- not too thick, not too thin. -Louche- Builds up at...

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Green Baron
July 30, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Fresh pale verte

-Color- (Before Water) Very pale green, no sediment. -Louche- Good trail and fog action. Louched color is still very pale green, decent opacity,...

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Green Baron
September 28, 2011 (Updated: August 09, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Retired Brands
Schweetly Herbaceous

-Color- Before Water: Pale amber. After Water: Creamy straw with light green tint. -Louche- The impressive louche...

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Green Baron
March 09, 2010 (Updated: July 30, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Retired Brands
Tasty Oddity

-Color- Before Water: Crystal clear. After Water: Opalescent white with copper and blue highlights; nice oil slicks on the surface. ...

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Green Baron
March 09, 2010 (Updated: March 11, 2010)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
At last, a quality genuine Czech absinthe (v.3)

-Color- Before Water: Clear vivid and natural amber-olive-green. The sample I had was a bit young, which contributed to the brightness, but I’d bet this will...

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Green Baron
May 17, 2009 (Updated: May 17, 2009)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Down Home Swiss Goodness

-Color- Before Water: Perfectly crystal clear After Water: A little on the thick side, but not too much so. Slight blue glow around the...

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Green Baron
May 16, 2009 (Updated: February 13, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Wonderful Waters

-Color- Before Water: Vibrant, clear- nearly forest- green. I believe this is due to the young age of this absinthe, and in 3 weeks I have already seen...

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Green Baron
May 16, 2009 (Updated: May 29, 2009)
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Magnifique Pacifique!

-Color- Before Water: Pale, amber with just a hint of green. Perhaps on the side of too pale, but still vibrant. Most doses are perfectly...

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Green Baron
May 16, 2009 (Updated: May 18, 2009)
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Sweet Bloom

-Color- Before Water: Vibrant light peridot. Very green, but I know this absinthe is a little young, so I hesitate to give it full points before I can...

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Green Baron
May 08, 2009 (Updated: May 16, 2009)
Overall rating 
 
2.1
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
1.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
1.0
Traditional Absinthe
Below Average

-Color- Before Water: A nice yellow-green. Maybe too yellow, and ½ a degree too neon bright, but it might be natural (I am pretending that I don't know...

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Green Baron
May 05, 2009 (Updated: May 29, 2009)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Grape Base In My Face!

-Color- Before Water: Perfectly clear and refractory. After Water: On the thick side, but pleasantly so, with appropriate opalescence. -Louche- ...

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Green Baron
May 05, 2009 (Updated: May 08, 2009)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Spanish Treat

-Color- Before Water: A pretty shade of lime yellow-green. I also think of it as “lime peridot”. A little more towards the straw/amber range than the...

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