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Reviews written by Brian Robinson

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January 13, 2023 (Updated: January 13, 2023)
Overall rating
 
3.9
Appearance
 
4.5
Louche
 
4.5
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.0
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.5
I enjoyed this, even if it's a bit more bitter than I prefer

First tasted, 12-26-18 - New Review 12-26-22 - Bought from Ulrich Hoss Appearance - beautiful emerald hue, no visible sediment ...

January 13, 2023
Overall rating
 
3.6
Appearance
 
3.5
Louche
 
3.5
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.5
Finish
 
3.5
Overall
 
3.5
This has aged very nicely

First release bottle - bought online from Absinthes.com I believe. Reviewed 1-10-2023 Appearance - Olive Oil and straw. No visible sediment. Louche -...

January 13, 2023
Overall rating
 
4.0
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Really nice limited edition from Devoille

Appearance - clear, clean, olive oil hue. No sediment. Louche - attractive with a nice build. Yellows and greens. Opaque but not quite opalescent. ...

January 13, 2023
Overall rating
 
4.1
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Another very nice Canadian offering

Reviewed 12-26-22 - Bought from SAQ Appearance - Straw with hints of green; no sediment Louche - Nice green louche. Hints of white and yellow....

January 13, 2023 (Updated: January 13, 2023)
Overall rating
 
1.2
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
1.0
Aroma
 
1.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
0.5
Finish
 
0.5
Overall
 
0.5
Quite possibly the worst I've ever had

Reviewed 11/21/21 - Bought from Whisky Exchange (TikTok review also published) Appearance - fuille morte. No visible sediment. Aroma - gentiane, rooty, kind of 'muddy'....

January 13, 2023
Overall rating
 
4.1
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
4.5
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Another delightful Czech absinthe helping to repair the 'Czechsinthe' reputation

Reviewed 9-27-22 - Bought from Absinthe-Dealer Appearance - Gorgeous peridot green. Bright and inviting. Louche - Wow! Very nice. Great opalescence with greens,...

January 13, 2023
Overall rating
 
4.1
Appearance
 
4.5
Louche
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Canada coming in strong

Reviewed 12/2020 - Bought from SAQ Appearance - Clear, bright and inviting. No hues or sediment. Louche - very nice louche, fully formed at 2.5:1....

January 13, 2023
Overall rating
 
4.0
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
4.5
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
3.5
Overall
 
4.0
Lovecraftian madness

Reviewed 7-2-22 - Bought from Saar Appearance - clear and bright with a tinge of blue, no sediment Louche - opalescent and attractive Aroma...

January 13, 2023
Overall rating
 
3.9
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
3.5
Overall
 
3.5
Happily surprised

Reviewed on 9/27/2022 - Bought from Absinthe-Dealer dot eu Appearance - Appealing fuille morte (a brownish shade due to chlorophyll breaking down), not visible sediment Louche...

January 11, 2023 (Updated: January 13, 2023)
Overall rating
 
4.1
Appearance
 
4.5
Louche
 
3.5
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
An English brand throws its hat into the ring!

<div>Initial Review - 4/30/21 (See TikTok video as well) Appearance - clear and bright, no visible sediment Louche - nice, quick build but ends slightly thin at 3:1. Could use...

January 11, 2023
Overall rating
 
4.1
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Another nice addition to the Saar lineup

Initial tasting - 12/21/22 Bought from Alandia. I tasted this absinthe both at 3:1 and 4:1. This absinthe is too delicate for 4:1. It kind...

May 06, 2021
Overall rating
 
2.7
Appearance
 
3.0
Louche
 
3.5
Aroma
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
2.5
Finish
 
2.5
Overall
 
2.5
Disappointing how popular this still is.

Appearance: the good news is that the color is a good approximation of a true absinthe. The bad news is that it's artificially colored. ...

February 21, 2019 (Updated: February 21, 2019)
Overall rating
 
3.9
Appearance
 
5.0
Louche
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.5
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.5
intriguing Blanche, not without its idiosyncrasies

Appearance: clear and bright. No tint, no sediment. Very nice. The bottle is also understatedly classy. Louche: attractive build; fully louched at 2:1 with...

October 31, 2017
Overall rating
 
4.1
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.5
Overall
 
4.0
Lovely in Pink

A lovely pink hue with slight amount of sediment, but that is not abnormal for a rouge. Louche: Wonderful colors of white and shades of pink. ...

October 31, 2017
Overall rating
 
4.0
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
3.5
Overall
 
4.0
Unique and enjoyable

Normally I get concerned when a brand markets itself as a 'low anise' style absinthe. I always warn people that there is no such thing as absinthe without anise,...

October 31, 2017
Overall rating
 
4.0
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Bison Grass

Appearance: a very light peridot green, with no sediment. Louche: Thick and Opalescent finished product. Quite attractive. Aroma: Herbal and attractive, with lots...

September 23, 2017
Overall rating
 
2.9
Appearance
 
3.5
Louche
 
3.5
Aroma
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.0
Finish
 
2.5
Overall
 
2.5
brings me back to the '90s

This being a modern incarnation, or US labelling, of Montmartre. I’ve always held a special place in my heart for Montmartre. It’s quirky and unique, and definitely makes...

September 01, 2017
Overall rating
 
4.2
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.5
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Even better than the original test batch

Appearance: peridot green with first press olive oil hues. Bright and attractive. No sediment. Judiciously colored. Louche: The additional anise has really helped to improve the louche....

August 18, 2017
Overall rating
 
1.5
Appearance
 
3.0
Louche
 
0.5
Aroma
 
1.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
1.5
Finish
 
1.5
Overall
 
1.0
Another bad approximation

Appearance: very light green. Louche: Practically none. A very thin haze, but no louche to speak of, sadly. Aroma: hints of...

April 25, 2017
Overall rating
 
3.8
Ambiance
 
5.0
Absinthe Selection
 
4.0
Absinthe Service
 
3.0
Absinthe Knowledge
 
3.0
Overall Quality of Service
 
5.0
Price
 
4.0
Restaurant Review
Incredible food, absinthe service is lacking

The food last night was unbelievable. I still can't get over how good the bread was. My only complaint would be the absinthe service. If...

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