Reviews written by Evan Camomile

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     August 30, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.5

Surprising

Appearance: A softened yellow with just a little green hue. Clear but not bright or vibrant looking. Louche: The final louche retains a bit of color and becomes somewhat...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     August 30, 2014
Overall rating 
 
2.9
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
2.5
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
2.5

Not quite Gold

Appearance: A green tinted amber color. Clear yet dark in hue appearing deep. Louche: The louche is very light and thin. It is there but the entire glass is...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     October 21, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
2.5
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

A Flame Indeed

Appearance: A nice feuille morte color that is clean and very gem-like. Almost looks like a deep liquid topaz. Louche: The louche is slow to form and thin. There...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     October 21, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

All your base...

Appearance: This absinthe shows a very nice example of a clean peridot color. It is also somewhat on the lighter and yellow side. Louche: The louche ends up uneventfully...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     October 21, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Butter?

Appearance: Crystal clear except for the slightest hint of yellow. Louche: Slightly on the thick side and definitely monotone. Not much to say about the louche really. Aroma:...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     October 21, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
2.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
4.5

Complex Wormwood Bomb

Appearance: An extremely clear light green. It's almost a blanche. Louche: This louche is very nice. Shadowy and reflective of ambient colors. A near perfect level of translucence. ...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     October 21, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Sweet Child O' WOLF

Appearance: A natural and clear light green. It is also slightly thin in appearance and not heavily colored. Louche: A very active and rolling louche. At the correct dilution...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     June 12, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Was once new.

Note: Louched at 2.5:1 creating a final drink at 16% ABV despite my usual preference to review at 12-15% ABV. This was done after some brand research and a decision...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     May 02, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Light and Balanced

Appearance: A very natural, light, and fresh olive green. It's clear and very clean in appearance. Louche: Slightly thick but an attractive color. The edges are sky blue with...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     May 02, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Absinthe's Past is Showing

Appearance: A near perfect but deep and dark peridot color. Very clear and pristine appearing. Louche: There is a large variance inn hue once the louche is finished. The...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     May 02, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.5

Fleeting Kindness

Appearance: A very clear blanche with no sediment or hue detected. Louche: The louche ends up being very thick. An opaque and almost almond-like appearance with not much variation...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     March 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.5

Float like a butterfly, sting like a... butterfly?

Appearance: A very light and clear olive green. Nothing bad but nothing special either. Louche: Just slightly too thick but not bad at all. Not too hued either but...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     March 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.5

Unexpected

Appearance: A light grassy green that is clear and bright. Hardly any of the usual yellow tone at all. Nice and clear with no sediment. Louche: A nearly opaque...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     March 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.5

Pernot Light

Appearance: A fresh and clear chartreuse color. It is bright, clean, and natural. Louche: Just slightly thick pale green. Blue hues at the edges but otherwise not too much...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     March 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5

Impressive

Appearance: A bright, fresh, and clear peridot to light-olive hue. Very pretty and natural appearing. Louche: The color is retained very well with an wonderful opaque-translucent ratio. Just slightly...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     March 26, 2013
Last updated: March 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

What?

Appearance: Clear with no tint but a very, very slight hue. Louche: Oily on top with a thick and overall grainy appearance. Just a hint of blue at the...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     February 11, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.5

Was hoping for better.

Appearance: The classic peridot green with no haze or sediment to be found. Louche: Very, very, thick. A lighter shade of the original peridot. Aroma: Light, you almost...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     February 11, 2013
Last updated: February 11, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Light and Lovely

Appearance: Clear, clean and glass-like. No sediment nor haze. Louche: Just a tiny bit thick but otherwise spot-on translucency. There is a small mixture of hues in an otherwise...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     February 11, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.5

Rouge with a Touch of Rough

Appearance: This rouge is a crystal clear and stunning ruby red. There's a slight pink when held to direct light indicating natural hibiscus coloration. It's deep and strong yet incredibly...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Evan Camomile     February 11, 2013
Last updated: February 11, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.5

A Diamond and the Rough.

Appearance: A “thick” but clear olive oil hue. The dead leafing denotes a natural coloration, as well as the possibility of over-coloring since this is a relatively new absinthe on...

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A Classic Cocktail

Bunny Hug Cocktail

1/3 gin
1/3 whisky
1/3 absinthe
 

Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.

Note: This Cocktail should immediately be poured down the sink before it is too late.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

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