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Ordering
February 27, 2010
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
The Benchmark For All Modern Absinthe

This bottle is, I believe, from a very early batch. It was prepared in an East glass, with no sugar, and icy cold slow drip. ...

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pt447
May 28, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
The Highly Anticipated Blanche

This review is done upon opening a bottle of 'Essai 4', aged slightly over two years old. Slow, icy cold drip. No Sugar. Aroma:...

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pt447
April 13, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
My 2nd Jade

This generously provided sample was prepared without sugar, and with a slow, icy drip. Aroma pre-louche: Very sweet, candy-like smell. No real hint...

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pt447
April 01, 2009 (Updated: April 03, 2009)
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
My first Jade

This taste has been sponsored by a generous sample, louched with slowly dripped, ice cold water and no sugar. Aroma pre-louche: A nice, smooth...

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pt447
March 24, 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
The rouge I was waiting for!

No sugar. Icy cold slow drip. This is from a sample provided to me from a bottle opened March, 2007. Aroama pre-louche: ...

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pt447
March 24, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
My new number one!

No sugar. Slow icy cold drip. Aroma pre-louche: very well balanced. Sweet, almost juicy. No hint of alcohol present. Nothing...

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pt447
March 23, 2009 (Updated: March 23, 2009)
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Not what I expected, but enjoyable!

Prepared with no sugar and a slow, ice-cold drip. Aroma pre-louche: Heavy anise. Very floral, if you will. Well balanced and smooth....

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pt447
March 05, 2009 (Updated: March 05, 2009)
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
High octane delicacy

Icy cold water, slowly dripped with no sugar! Uncorked Aroma: Very sweet aroma; not bad sweet, but quite delectable. Very forward anise, with almost a supporting...

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pt447
February 22, 2009 (Updated: February 27, 2009)
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
My first rouge, sort of...

This glass was prepared with ice cold water at slow drip, without sugar. Aroma pre-louche: I was expecting flowers. What I got was...

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pt447
February 21, 2009 (Updated: February 21, 2009)
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
My first Spanish absinthe

This first tasting of Obsello was prepared with no sugar and ice cold water at a slow drip. Aroma pre-louche: Uncorking the bottle--after fighting with...

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pt447
February 18, 2009 (Updated: February 18, 2009)
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
My first supposedly high quality absinthe

This first taste glass of Vieux Pontarlier was prepared with ice cold water, no sugar, and very slowly dripped. Aroma pre-louche: I think it is...

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pt447
May 13, 2008 (Updated: May 13, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Grassy-Citrus intruigue

I could only rate this absinthe in relation to my prior experiences with Lucid and Kubler. In that regard I will be comparing Sirene to Lucid, the only other...

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