Reviews written by Louis-Joseph Benoit

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Louis-Joseph Benoit     January 14, 2012
Last updated: January 14, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Sirene down the water or up the sky?

Sirene, the alternative in Canada to verte through LCBO. At least, from the last infos I got. I'm kind of out of date, stopped absinthe for more than a year...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Louis-Joseph Benoit     April 12, 2010
Last updated: April 12, 2010
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Mister sandman, bring me a dream

He's not... So let's hope the Fée Verte does! Anyway, love this song, Mr Sandman. Long time since I didn't listen to it. It was this song, the cover from...

Faux Absinthe
Reviewed by Louis-Joseph Benoit     September 06, 2009
Last updated: September 06, 2009
Overall rating 
 
1.5
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
1.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
1.0

Fresher but bad-er memories than with Pernod...

The worse yet the most marketed and accessible absinthe (without an e)... I had some with friends at different time, always when I was already fairly drunk... The last time...

Absinthe Substitutes
Reviewed by Louis-Joseph Benoit     September 06, 2009
Last updated: January 16, 2010
Overall rating 
 
2.3
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.0

From what I remember...

Not a bad product, but a bad absinthe in the sense of tradition, since it's artificially-colored. There's also a lack of quality and compplexity, but from what I understand you...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Louis-Joseph Benoit     August 05, 2009
Last updated: August 05, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Le Diable Bleu Blue Night with Clandestine!

As I'm writing this first review, I'm a bit excited. This night is a night of victory in revenge, there's music and chattering around me that makes me shake (at...

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A Classic Cocktail

Block and Fall Cocktail

1/6 Anis del Oso or absinthe
1/6 Calvados
1/3 brandy
1/3 cointreau 
 

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

Wormwood Society Gear

Available in our CafePress store with white or full color seal on a range of colored shirts. Mens, womens, hoodies & more.

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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