Reviews written by oglala56

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by oglala56     February 20, 2010
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Excellent Obsello

A beautiful peridot before louche. After louche it is a pleasant pale lime green with tinges of blue. The louche is a well developed cloud with a thin peridot...

Reviewed by oglala56     January 04, 2010
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Pernod Fils Pre-Ban 1910

The color before water of this nearly 100 years old absinthe, is the color “Feuille Morte” with an obvious orange tinge. It has aged remarkably well. The louche began...

Vintage Absinthe
Reviewed by oglala56     December 02, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Vintage Argenti Absenta Circa 1970

The color is a pale green, with slight amber tones, a very different green. The louche is moderate, but a slow clouding effect, that starts almost upon the first...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by oglala56     November 23, 2009
Last updated: November 24, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Mature Duplais Verte

Color is a unique, deep green hue, to the extent of an emerald shade. Fascinating.. Slow forming louche with a resulting thick, almost solid, milky finish. The final color...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by oglala56     November 23, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Unique La Coquette

The color is a deep green as in bamboo. The louche has considerable layering, thick and uniform. The aroma is of anise, fruity, and citrus with subtle...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by oglala56     November 22, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Beau Vieux Pontarlier

The color is a pale emerald green. The louche a little thin, but still clouds to a really nice billow. Aroma before water is anise, with a tinge of...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by oglala56     November 21, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Second Belle Amie

A green tinged amber shade with the green being very faint. The louche is slow forming with gradient clouds, nicely formed. The color after water is a translucent tinged green....

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by oglala56     November 20, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Anorexic Roquette 1797

Pale green natural looking. Louche is very slow, creeping opaque thin swirls, not impressive. The color after water is a pale green opaque and thin. Aroma before louche was herbal,...

Reviewed by oglala56     November 20, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Delicious Marteau

Light emerald green, a lovely color. The louche starts as a faint cloud and then gets denser, and then very dense, slow and exact layering. Color after water is a...

Reviewed by oglala56     November 14, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Surprising Pacifique

Color is a medium peridot. It's radiant refractive and appealing. The louche is an excellent gradual development with lots of delicate snowy cloud action, and ending up with a delightful...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by oglala56     November 13, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Suisse La Clandestine

Color is crystal clear, no discoloration or sediment. The Louche builds from the bottom and clouds to a very thick billow with blue tints. The color after water is white...

Reviewed by oglala56     November 12, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Impressive Meadow

The color is light peridot, crystal clear and stunning. The Louche has thick, expanding clouds that seem to move to their own pace, and then billowing into soft vibrant color....

Reviewed by oglala56     November 10, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Impressive Waters

The color is nearly forest/deep green. The louche is a beautiful green. Thick, impressive billows that seem to bounce into cloudy expansion. The louche grows at a near perfect rate,...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by oglala56     November 09, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

A Jade with a different background

A clear green that also has a bluish tinge. Not as vivid as the Edouard, it is a nice, rich color. Louche is slow and steady, a good louche, but...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by oglala56     November 09, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

A Difficult Choice of Jade

The color is green, bright and intense. A very good louche. It did not start immediately, it lingered at the bottom. It then swirled and floated, it went to the...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by oglala56     November 08, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Verte Suisse

This absinthe has a delightful bamboo green shade. Not as dark as Edouard or the 1901, a lovely shade none the less. The louche takes on a...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by oglala56     November 06, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Jade PF 1901

Natural green, bright and clear color. The louch is slow, and milky green, rising slowly from the bottom like a cloud of smoke, gradually thickening to opaque. After drip the...

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The Governor's

1 1/2 oz gin
1 1/2 oz Pimm's No. 1
1/2 oz fresh squeezed lime juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
1/4 oz  absinthe

Shake with ice. Strain into frosted cocktail glass.
 
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