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Reviews written by dannyhawaii

7 results - showing 1 - 7
Ordering
October 07, 2008 (Updated: October 07, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
The Big Daddy Of Lucid

In the glass, this is a pale and perfectly clear olive. After a solid yet unspectacular performance in the louche, the final colour is a tad thin, but still has...

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dannyhawaii
July 11, 2008 (Updated: October 07, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Vintage Absinthe
The Man's Pre-Ban

A clear autumnal brown on pouring, this artisanal offering didn't have the same vibrant amber of the Pernod Fils 1910, the only other vintage absinthe I can compare this to....

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dannyhawaii
July 07, 2008 (Updated: October 07, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Revisiting old ground

Coming in a nicely sized 700ml bottle labelled with a tasteful watercolour by Marilyn Manson, the aroma of the neat liquid is predominantly anise and alcohol. The colour is pale,...

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dannyhawaii
July 02, 2008 (Updated: October 07, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Retired Brands
Magical Marteau

From the moment you pour this slightly pale mix of olive and peridot green into the glass, you can smell what I believe is the same grape base that Duplais...

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dannyhawaii
June 27, 2008 (Updated: October 07, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Third formulation, strange and challenging.

Pale olive before louche, this out-of-left-field absinthe tastes quite good neat. I could see it making for some interesting cocktails. The louche is over quickly, without much...

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dannyhawaii
June 26, 2008 (Updated: October 07, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
One step up from Pernod and I'm not talking Fils

A crystal clear, bright green liquid in a clear bottle emblazoned with a huge eye that stares out at you and dares you to lick it. While the colour before...

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dannyhawaii
June 23, 2008 (Updated: October 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
Traditional Absinthe
Sweet and dry

Clear as water, this blanche made from a grape base shows it from the first sniff of the open bottle. Like all the absinthes from Matter-Luginbühl, it's best to open...

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dannyhawaii
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