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Reviews written by retrogarde

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Ordering
May 18, 2009
Overall rating
 
2.2
Louche
 
3.0
Appearance
 
2.0
Aroma
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
2.0
Finish
 
2.0
Overall
 
2.0
I'll never drink it again

Since it was on the menu I thought I'd get a glass so that I could review it. The bartender told me it was "the best absinthe" on the market;...

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retrogarde
May 18, 2009
Overall rating
 
2.5
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
2.0
Aroma
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
2.0
Finish
 
2.0
Overall
 
3.0
Ho hum.

The color is very nice, but it's fake so I'm hard pressed to give it any praise. Resorting to artificial coloring shows a lack of respect and knowledge. ...

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retrogarde
May 15, 2009
Overall rating
 
4.3
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
5.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
5.0
Overall
 
4.0
I love this meadow

colour: A darker green than Walton Waters, but this just makes it more enticing. Truly a beautiful color louche: Superb louche...

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retrogarde
July 18, 2008
Overall rating
 
3.3
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
4.0
Aroma
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.0
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.0
Bravo Chicago!

This was a surprising absinthe on a number of levels. I am thrilled that such a quality traditional absinthe is being made and distributed in the U.S. Now on to...

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retrogarde
July 02, 2008 (Updated: July 02, 2008)
Overall rating
 
3.9
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
4.0
Absinthe for hot summer nights

This review is based on a sample from the same Spanish bottle as Dr. Love's review. Color: natural and elegant, but perhaps a bit subdued. Clear...

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retrogarde
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