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Ordering
April 03, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.6
Louche
 
3.0
Appearance
 
4.5
Aroma
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.5
Finish
 
3.5
Overall
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Pretty Good

The absinthe used for this review was bottled on 3/2/2016, and is labeled as Batch #3 of this brand of absinthe overall. This is my first blanche, and tonight...

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belewfripp
April 02, 2016 (Updated: April 05, 2016)
Overall rating
 
4.4
Louche
 
4.5
Appearance
 
4.5
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.5
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Another great absinthe

Appearance: As with is partner, Green Opal, the packaging is very clean and attractive. Bright and inviting. Louche: Very nice, opalescent louche. A bit thinner...

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brian-robinson
April 02, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.4
Louche
 
3.5
Appearance
 
3.5
Aroma
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.5
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Green

Color: Pretty intense peridot green. No sediment. Louche: Louche takes some time to develop. Middle thick. it remains green even at 1:5, with some yellow and orange....

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chiopris
April 02, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.7
Louche
 
5.0
Appearance
 
4.5
Aroma
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.5
Finish
 
4.5
Overall
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
Incredible.

Appearance: A wonderfully vibrant peridot green. No visible sediment. Very inviting. Louche: Thick and juicy. Reminiscent of the thick louches of pre-ban absinthes. ...

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brian-robinson
April 02, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.4
Louche
 
4.5
Appearance
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.5
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
Bugnon's craftsmanship

Color: Perfectly clear, absolutely transparent. Louche: With the first drops: nice oily swirls bluish and orange, with some purple. Then a very thick, milky, creamy white with...

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chiopris
April 01, 2016
Overall rating
 
2.3
Louche
 
3.0
Appearance
 
2.5
Aroma
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
2.0
Finish
 
2.0
Overall
 
2.0
Traditional Absinthe
It reminds me too much of pinesol...

In my intro on the forum, I summed up some of my main objections to St George, and they haven't changed... to start with, appearance and louche: in its pre-louched,...

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m_glenn
April 01, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.4
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.5
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Lucid, the basic standard

Broke out my bottle of Lucid for a night-cap and a tasting session with the WS Absinthe Score sheet last night (and posted the initial version of this in the...

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m_glenn
March 31, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.6
Louche
 
4.5
Appearance
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
5.0
Finish
 
5.0
Overall
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
More than the sum of the parts

Appearance: A very light yellowish green, clear. Louche: Beautiful. Initially is orange and purple at the bottom with a clear green layer on top. At the a...

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chiopris
March 31, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.1
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
3.5
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.5
Finish
 
4.0
Overall
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
A little jewel

Appearance: A very light yellowish green, slightly foggy. Louche: Oily trails in the beginning, with some yellow and orange. Then a thick, milky, green white louche, with...

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chiopris
March 28, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.5
Louche
 
4.5
Appearance
 
4.5
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.5
Finish
 
4.5
Overall
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
A classic

Appearance: beautiful and intense peridot green. Louche: a joy to behold, lots of green and orange in the making. At 1:5 the louche is still thick, milky,...

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chiopris
March 28, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.2
Louche
 
3.5
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.5
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Summer and everyday

Appearance: a very light green, clear. Louche: quickly forming, some orange, Aroma: a standard green, strong in anise, not very complex. ...

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chiopris
March 27, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.0
Louche
 
3.0
Appearance
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.5
Finish
 
3.5
Overall
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
My First Absinthe

Vieux Carré is the first absinthe I ever bought, when I found that it was being carried in liquor stores very near my home. The bottle providing the glass...

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belewfripp
March 27, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.5
Louche
 
3.0
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
3.5
Overall
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Love it or hate it

Appearance: a very light green, lighter and more yellow than usual in a verte. Very clear. Quite different from what I see on my computer screen in the picture, where...

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chiopris
March 27, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.3
Louche
 
3.0
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
2.5
Overall
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Better Than You Might Think

This is my first review, though not my first absinthe. Lucid's general status seems to be in the "damned with faint praise" category, so I'm interested in seeing how...

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belewfripp
March 26, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.7
Louche
 
3.5
Appearance
 
4.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
4.0
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
A well balanced red absinthe

Appearance: beautiful red color with no sediment. Louche: average thick, pink, getting white as more water is added. No complexity of color as in the best vertes....

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chiopris
March 23, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.5
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
3.5
Aroma
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.5
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Tasty and nice for a good price!

APPEARANCE: Pale but nice golden color. Clear and natural. LOUCHE: The louche is quite attractive, but not very special. ...

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darkend_163
March 19, 2016
Overall rating
 
2.9
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
2.5
Finish
 
2.5
Overall
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Interesting, but very light

Appearance: an unusual, intriguing, clean yellow. Louche: not too thick, but lovely. Aroma: interesting and complex but very light. Some alcohol notes, some wormwood,...

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chiopris
March 08, 2016 (Updated: March 08, 2016)
Overall rating
 
4.4
Ambiance
 
4.5
Absinthe Selection
 
4.0
Absinthe Service
 
4.5
Absinthe Knowledge
 
4.5
Overall Quality of Service
 
4.5
Price
 
4.5
The people are as great as the drinks are

Ambiance: A cozy little bar serving pub grub and tasty drinks. In the back there is a lovely reading room, piled floor to ceiling with great books and a...

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brian-robinson
January 18, 2016 (Updated: January 18, 2016)
Overall rating
 
4.3
Ambiance
 
4.0
Absinthe Selection
 
4.5
Absinthe Service
 
4.0
Absinthe Knowledge
 
4.5
Overall Quality of Service
 
4.5
Price
 
4.0
A fun place to have a properly prepared absinthe

Ambiance: A small, yet not uncomfortable space in Adams Morgan. Nice decor. Can get a bit loud when busy. Selection: one of the best in...

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brian-robinson
January 02, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.3
Louche
 
4.0
Appearance
 
3.0
Aroma
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel
 
3.0
Finish
 
3.0
Overall
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
A rare treat

It's a rare treat to be able to find this to taste. I'm glad to have the chance! Appearance: Straw yellow with hints of green. ...

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brian-robinson
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