Reviews written by Absomphe

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Absomphe     November 16, 2007
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Crawfish, anyone?

This is a really quirky absinthe, from the color, which is a very appealing deep green (neat), but tinged with blue, to the flavor, which reminds me of a spiced...

Retired Brands
Reviewed by Absomphe     November 16, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

All Commercial Absinthes Should Be This Good!

Wow...lovely color, somewhere between peridot, and emerald, but it could be more vivid. The louche was the creamiest I've ever experienced with ANY absinthe, and was lovely, and...

Reviewed by Absomphe     November 16, 2007
Last updated: March 29, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Lost wax casting?

I like everything about this absinthe, except for the choice of wormwood, which I suspect is responsible for this odd waxy taste in the finish. I noticed...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Absomphe     November 16, 2007
Last updated: November 27, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Best yet,, Ted.

There is no question, to me at least, that this is Ted's best effort, to date. Although the marc base that he uses is still a tad more evident than...

Reviewed by Absomphe     November 16, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Penod Fils 1914 Cache

To me, this absinthe is as perfect as it gets. The only reason that I deducted a point for color was that it wasn't particularly attractive in the louched state,...

Retired Brands
Reviewed by Absomphe     November 11, 2007
Last updated: June 10, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Marteau Verte Classique Absinthe Suisse

I was very impressed with this absinthe. I had expected it to be on the lighter side, so I dosed it at 3:1...wow, what a beautifully balanced melange of herbs...

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A Classic Cocktail

Trilby Cocktail (No. 2)

2 dashes absinthe
2 dashes orange bitters
1/3 parfait amour liqueur
1/3 Scotch whisky
1/3 Italian vermouth

Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

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Absinthe Tasting Journal

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The WS Absinthe Tasting Journal

With room for over 200 tastings, provides novices and experts with a primer in absinthe history and facts, as well as instructions on how to conduct scorings and blind tastings.

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