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Reviews written by absomphe

26 results - showing 21 - 26
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Ordering
November 16, 2007
Overall rating
 
3.7
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
4.0
Aroma
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
4.0
Crawfish, anyone?

This is a really quirky absinthe, from the color, which is a very appealing deep green (neat), but tinged with blue, to the flavor, which reminds me of a spiced...

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absomphe
November 16, 2007
Overall rating
 
4.7
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
5.0
Aroma
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
5.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
5.0
All Commercial Absinthes Should Be This Good!

Wow...lovely color, somewhere between peridot, and emerald, but it could be more vivid. The louche was the creamiest I've ever experienced with ANY absinthe, and was...

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absomphe
November 16, 2007 (Updated: March 29, 2008)
Overall rating
 
3.7
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
4.0
Aroma
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
4.0
Lost wax casting?

I like everything about this absinthe, except for the choice of wormwood, which I suspect is responsible for this odd waxy taste in the finish. ...

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absomphe
November 16, 2007 (Updated: November 27, 2009)
Overall rating
 
4.5
Appearance
 
5.0
Louche
 
5.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
5.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Best yet,, Ted.

There is no question, to me at least, that this is Ted's best effort, to date. Although the marc base that he uses is still a tad more evident than...

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absomphe
November 16, 2007
Overall rating
 
4.8
Appearance
 
4.0
Louche
 
5.0
Aroma
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
5.0
Finish
 
5.0
Overall
 
5.0
Penod Fils 1914 Cache

To me, this absinthe is as perfect as it gets. The only reason that I deducted a point for color was that it wasn't particularly attractive in the louched state,...

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absomphe
November 11, 2007 (Updated: June 10, 2009)
Overall rating
 
4.3
Appearance
 
5.0
Louche
 
5.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Marteau Verte Classique Absinthe Suisse

I was very impressed with this absinthe. I had expected it to be on the lighter side, so I dosed it at 3:1...wow, what a beautifully balanced melange of herbs...

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absomphe
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