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Reviews written by PeterL

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Ordering
August 25, 2008 (Updated: August 30, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
4.9
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
Gorgeous - Everything It Should Be - And More

This Review is based upon a blind sample. Color Very close to Emerald, absolutely gorgeous and natural looking. It has a lens like clarity making this...

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PeterL
August 20, 2008
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
A Winner From The Windy City

Preparation A thin stream from a fountain of iced spring water. Color Before Water A very pretty deep olive. The color...

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PeterL
August 20, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
1.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
1.0
Traditional Absinthe
Awkward and Odd - Different is an Understatement

Presentation: This review is based on a blind sample. Preparation A thin stream from a fountain of iced spring...

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PeterL
August 20, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
1.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
2.0
The Road Less Traveled - In The Wrong Direction

Presentation The bottle is at best unremarkable if not a bit cheesy. I can forgive the silly label but a thin metal screw of cap? That doesn't...

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PeterL
August 11, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Roquette 1797 - An Unexpected Disappointment

Presentation: Classic, old world charm. Thick red wax looks great but difficult to remove Preparation A thin stream...

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PeterL
August 09, 2008 (Updated: August 09, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Retired Brands
Marteau Verte Classique - Sophisticated Elegance

Presentation: Elegant dark green bottle, Silver foil, up scale label all very attractive. Nice to see there's a specific warning not to burn on the back, in...

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PeterL
July 24, 2008 (Updated: July 29, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
La Muse Verte - A Very Pleasant Surprise

*The bottle pictured here is not the current design. The bottles now have a new label, the same matt finish jet black glass Preparation A slow...

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PeterL
June 18, 2008 (Updated: June 18, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
2.1
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
2.0
Traditional Absinthe
Grande Absente - Not Very Grande At All

*Color Before Water* From reading posts in the forum, I knew before hand that the color was artificial. However seeing a bottle up close and personal, which in...

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PeterL
May 17, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Kubler - Terrific Absinthe - Great Value

Preparation Kubler was my first bottle of a Blanche Absinthe and I was most eager to try it, and of course compare it to the many Verte Absinthe...

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PeterL
May 12, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Lucid - Takes a licking and keeps on Kicking

Preparation Lucid was my first Absinthe and I suppose for that alone it will always have a place in my heart as perhaps not...

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PeterL
May 10, 2008 (Updated: May 10, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
1.9
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
1.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
2.0
Traditional Absinthe
ST George - The Best of Intentions

Preparation I filled my fountain with ice cold filtered water and ice, I gave the bottle a good half hour to breathe while I set up. I used a...

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PeterL
May 09, 2008 (Updated: May 09, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
Jade PF 1901 - Living up To Expectations

Sadly my two bottles of Jade 1901, now sit bone dry on my shelf. However, the memory lingers and it's a sweet and delicious one. I know the Jades have...

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PeterL
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