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Reviews written by buddhasynth

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Ordering
September 01, 2011
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Retired Brands
that's what they call it.

the color is perfectly crystal clear. An easy 5. the louche is a bit weak, as is to be expected. Still, we have nice opalescence. I give...

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buddhasynth
July 21, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
believe the hype, baby.

The Color is a clear olive, undoubtedly an emeraldy color when fresh and aged into feuille mortification. A 4 that is actually a 4.5. The...

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buddhasynth
July 13, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Retired Brands
very nice.

Color is a bit light; pale with a hint of green but mostly dead leaf. Well within the legitimate range but I prefer a bit brighter hue. I give it...

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buddhasynth
September 05, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
A Smooth Ride

the Color is right where I like it; a fresh chloryphyll peridot. 5. the Louche has been called temperamental and I would concur but Slow and Cold...

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buddhasynth
September 02, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.4
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Meh...

The Color is not green. At all. The Louche is pretty quick to form; cuts to the chase a bit. Star Anise, perhaps? The...

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buddhasynth
August 14, 2008
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
This is what I'm talkin' about

COLOR--a vibrant amber Fuille Morte, actually lookin' straight-up Orange in the right light. Crystal clear, an easy 5 out of 5. LOUCHE--Quick to form but not...

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buddhasynth
August 13, 2008 (Updated: August 14, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
now we're getting somewhere

My gracious thanks for the Sample so generously provided, as it was actually a pleasure to put my tastebuds to work on this one. the Color is...

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buddhasynth
July 15, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.2
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.0
Traditional Absinthe
thanks but no thanks

the Color is lookin' pretty fake to me. the Louche is there, but not especially intriguing. No opalescence here. the Aroma is a bit Alcoholic, not a lot...

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buddhasynth
July 15, 2008
Overall rating 
 
1.2
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
1.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
1.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
1.0
Faux Absinthe
the things I do for you people...

Thanks once again for the generous(?) contribution of a sample. The Color is blue. What gives? The Louche is thin and neither here nor there. The Aroma...

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buddhasynth
July 07, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Not Quite the Cure I was Thinking Of...

I am quite grateful for the sample graciously provided me so as to keep my tastebuds busy, working for you. The Color is bluey and a bit...

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buddhasynth
July 07, 2008 (Updated: July 07, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
4.1
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0
very nice indeed

The Color is crystal clear, an easy 5. The Louche is quite quick to form, I am assuming because of the lower proof. A fountain helps, but...

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buddhasynth
July 05, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
Thank You Sir, May I Have Another?

This was the first CO I had the pleasure of sampling, and I have always had at LEAST one unopened bottle in stock since that time. I've loved it since...

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buddhasynth
May 16, 2008 (Updated: August 12, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
better than expected

the Color is nice, but I've seen clearer. Good peridot hue, not too blue or yellow. the Louche is right there from the word go. I personally like the...

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buddhasynth
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