Reviews written by shady2001

5 results - showing 1 - 5
Ordering
March 19, 2014
Overall rating
 
4.7
Louche
 
5.0
Appearance
 
4.5
Aroma
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.5
Finish
 
4.5
Overall
 
4.5
The True Heir to Pernod Fils

PF 1901, 2013 Bottling I had great expectations for the 1901 even before tasting it, but suffice to say that they were well and truly vindicated: It...

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shady2001
March 10, 2014
Overall rating
 
4.1
Louche
 
3.0
Appearance
 
4.5
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.5
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
4.5
A Whimsical Delight

I was pleasantly surprised by Angelique, especially after reading other opinions on this singular green offering from the distiller of Clandestine (my favourite blanche/bleue). I was expecting a detonation of...

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shady2001
February 10, 2014
Overall rating
 
2.5
Louche
 
2.0
Appearance
 
3.5
Aroma
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
2.0
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
2.5
An objective assessment...

It's not absinthe, and priced way below absinthe. Perhaps a better comparison would be with other faux absinthes, particularly of the czech variety, when you want something else for a...

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shady2001
February 09, 2014
Overall rating
 
4.4
Louche
 
5.0
Appearance
 
5.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.5
General tasting notes concerning Edouard cf. 1901

Since there already is a wealth of information about this highly regarded product, I thought it more useful to highlight the distinct qualities of the Edouard in relation to its...

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shady2001
February 06, 2014 (Updated: February 06, 2014)
Overall rating
 
0.5
Louche
 
0.5
Appearance
 
0.5
Aroma
 
0.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
0.5
Finish
 
0.5
Overall
 
0.5
What did Australia do to deserve this?

This is Australia's most visible 'absinth', sold in most bottle shops and heavily promoted in bars. I have no idea how to even begin describing this drink, which, by...

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shady2001
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