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Reviews written by z-for-zendetta

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Ordering
February 14, 2008 (Updated: February 14, 2008)
Overall rating
 
4.8
Louche
 
5.0
Appearance
 
5.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
5.0
Finish
 
5.0
Overall
 
5.0
Valentine's Day '08

We tried this absinthe on Valentine's Day 2008, and to set the mood lit candles and read from Blackwood's "The Man Whom the Trees Loved." ...

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z-for-zendetta
February 10, 2008
Overall rating
 
1.5
Louche
 
2.0
Appearance
 
1.0
Aroma
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
2.0
Finish
 
1.0
Overall
 
1.0
A cross between 1890s Absinthe and 1990s Absinth

The color is not natural-looking to me, and I wouldn't be surprised if this absinthe had artificial coloring in it (1/5). The louche was also very thin, and looked fake,...

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z-for-zendetta
February 10, 2008
Overall rating
 
2.2
Louche
 
2.0
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
2.0
Finish
 
2.0
Overall
 
2.0
Not worth your money

This absinthe was produced by the Pernot distillery in Pontarlier, before they switched owners and started producing more interesting elixirs such as the Roquette 1797 and the Doubs Mystique. ...

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z-for-zendetta
February 10, 2008 (Updated: February 10, 2008)
Overall rating
 
3.7
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
4.0
A perfect place to start...

The color is a completely natural, herbal green, but lacks brightness and nuance (3/5). After the louche, it develops into an opaque yellowish-green gradient, growing much more nuanced, but the...

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