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May 04, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.3
Louche
 
3.0
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.5
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
A good everyday drink

Color: a light peridot green, clear and without any visible sediment. Louche: beautiful oily swirls with the very first drops. The louche then develops very quickly and...

C
chiopris
April 16, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.4
Louche
 
3.5
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.5
Finish
 
3.5
Overall
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Delicate and balanced

Appearance: nothing to say here, crystal clear. Louche: very thick, even after the very first drops. Some blue and orange. Opalescent when adding water. ...

C
chiopris
April 15, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.4
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
3.5
Aroma
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.5
Finish
 
4.5
Overall
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
Amazing aroma

Appearance: Perfectly clear, as it is typical for this type of absinthe. Louche: Lovely bluish trails with the very first drops. Then a medium thick louche, bluish...

C
chiopris
April 15, 2016
Overall rating
 
2.3
Louche
 
2.0
Appearance
 
2.0
Aroma
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
2.5
Finish
 
2.0
Overall
 
2.5
Traditional Absinthe
Amer

Appearance: a very light yellow green, clear. Quite uninteresting for a verte. Louche: a good start, at 1:2 it has promising color and opalescence, a 1:3 it’s...

C
chiopris
April 14, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.1
Louche
 
2.0
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.5
Finish
 
3.5
Overall
 
3.0
Thin louche

Appearance: very clear yellow green, with no sediment. Louche: lovely oily trails during formation, with some orange. At 1:3 the louche is already so thin to stop...

C
chiopris
April 13, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.9
Louche
 
5.0
Appearance
 
5.0
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
5.0
Finish
 
4.5
Overall
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
Intense

Appearance: Intense peridot green. Deeper than average for a verte, still completely natural looking. Louche: very intense trails and colors during the formation, with lots of orange....

C
chiopris
April 12, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.4
Louche
 
3.5
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.5
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Made from fresh, organic plants

Appearance: very clear yellow green, with no sediment. Louche: visible oily trails, very dense during formation, with a lot of orange. At 1:4 dilution the louche is...

C
chiopris
April 12, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.1
Louche
 
4.5
Appearance
 
4.5
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Might not like the musician, but I like his taste

Marilyn Manson. Not really a fan of his music. But the absinthe he's sponsored is outstanding. Quite worth your while if you get a chance to sample a bottle... ...

M
m_glenn
April 11, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.0
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
3.5
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Interesting and well-made

Batch 71. The first time I opened up this bottle and had some, I remember the grape-base being a little over-powering and not to my taste. Trying it tonight tells...

M
m_glenn
April 10, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.9
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
3.5
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.5
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Sorcery in Green

La Sorciere Verte is an interesting Absinthe-- its quality is excellent, very well-made, and overall, it's a pretty good drink. It's a little idiosyncratic though, and while the La Sorciere...

M
m_glenn
April 10, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.0
Louche
 
3.5
Appearance
 
4.5
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Better than I expected

I tasted and tested all three of the blanches I had on hand one night... the biggest surprise to me, was how well Kubler fared compared to the other two--...

M
m_glenn
April 10, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.9
Louche
 
3.0
Appearance
 
4.5
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
A classic that deserves respect

This is good stuff... Among the blanches I've tried, I prefer La Sorciere Bleue, but this is real close to that. No real flaws, well-worth drinking. Appearance:...

M
m_glenn
April 10, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.2
Louche
 
3.0
Appearance
 
4.5
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
5.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
A magical potion (needs no special effects)

I really like this blanche... smooth, sweet, pleasant-- seems good on any day. Color: Perfectly clear, shines like a diamond-- I can tell something's in the glass...

M
m_glenn
April 09, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.0
Louche
 
3.5
Appearance
 
4.5
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Regaining Its Balance

This is the second absinthe I ever tried, and with the bottle's contents now dwindling, it's time to do a review. Reviewing this absinthe's history, there was a lot...

B
belewfripp
April 09, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.0
Louche
 
3.5
Appearance
 
4.5
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Regaining Its Balance

This is the second absinthe I ever tried, and with the bottle's contents now dwindling, it's time to do a review. Reviewing this absinthe's history, there was a lot...

B
belewfripp
April 09, 2016
Overall rating
 
2.4
Louche
 
2.0
Appearance
 
2.5
Aroma
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
2.5
Finish
 
2.0
Overall
 
2.5
Traditional Absinthe
Low alcohol

Color: a very light green, clear and without any visible sediment. Louche: nice to look at during its formation. The trails are oily and visible, and there...

C
chiopris
April 09, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.9
Louche
 
5.0
Appearance
 
5.0
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
5.0
Finish
 
5.0
Overall
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
The closest to perfect absinthe I've ever tasted

What to say about Jade Nouvelle Orleans? As far as I can tell, this is as good as Absinthe gets, and I'm just not sure how to improve on it--...

M
m_glenn
April 07, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.5
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
"Jade Light" -- Still the Basic Standard, and stil

Update to previous review-- hope this works right... Basically, one change on the scores-- after a lot of reflection, I decided that Lucid deserves a 4 in...

M
m_glenn
April 07, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.5
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
"Jade Light" -- Still the Basic Standard, and stil

Update to previous review-- hope this works right... Basically, one change on the scores-- after a lot of reflection, I decided that Lucid deserves a 4 in...

M
m_glenn
April 06, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.5
Louche
 
3.5
Appearance
 
4.0
Aroma
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.5
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Complex but mild

Appearance: A beautiful orange red, very clear, less deep than it looks in the website pictures. Louche: In the beginning it’s beautiful to watch because of...

C
chiopris
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