Reviews written by Songcatcher

9 results - showing 1 - 9
 
 
Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Songcatcher     January 25, 2013
Last updated: May 28, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.5

No Apocalypse, but a decent absinthe

Absinthe Apocalypse Appearance: Neat, leaning towards a deep yellow golden green. Very clean appearance. Fully prepared at 4/1, a light jade with yellow and blue tones. Mostly opaque...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Songcatcher     November 03, 2012
Last updated: November 12, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5

JL 1901 2012

JL 1901 March 2012 bottling Appearance neat is a beautiful golden shade of amber green. Louched it becomes a very antique looking yellow green opaque light jade. Aroma...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Songcatcher     October 08, 2012
Last updated: March 06, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Berthe de Jewel

Appearace was typical of an EP product. Perfect peridot, crystal clear. Very clean and practically inviting the water to come in. Louche was a beauty to behold in the...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Songcatcher     October 07, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Why yes, Duplais I will

Appearance neat was a beautiful forest green. Very alive. Turning to a perfect example of Jade with the addition of cold water. Louche erupted as whisps of smoke billowing...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Songcatcher     October 07, 2012
Last updated: March 06, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Essai buy a bottle.

Essai #5 from 2009. Appearance is of course crystal clear neat. With the addition of water, opaque and slightly translucent with gold and amber highlights and the occasional...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Songcatcher     July 25, 2012
Last updated: July 25, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

I wish this Cat would stick around

Appearance: Very bright and clean light golden green hues. Louche: Starting immediately as a low lying fog bank working upwards to fully louched at 1/1. Continuing on all...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Songcatcher     July 19, 2012
Last updated: November 23, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Unique Carre

Appearance: Amber and olive color neat. No noticeable sediment in the glass. {*edit: About halfway through this bottle I did begin to notice a floating sediment in my glass,...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Songcatcher     July 13, 2012
Last updated: July 14, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Possibility is there

Batch 22 Bottle 50/60 Appearance; neat-light gold,white grapes. Louched-milky,maybe a hint of pink edges. Very cream colored. Louche; thick wispy oil trails clouding from the bottom up. Very...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Songcatcher     June 07, 2012
Last updated: June 07, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5

Pontarlier Perfectly

The appearance is exactly what I think an absinthe should be. Beautiful to look at and very herby. The louche from my carafe is magical to watch like whisps of...

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Morning Daisy

1 1/8 oz shaved ice
1 bar spoons lemon juice
1 bar spoons sugar
1 bar spoons absinthe
1 egg white
4 oz Scotch whisky

Shake in a cocktail shaker. Strain into cocktail glass. Serve.

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