Reviews written by zachary barnett

8 results - showing 1 - 8
 
 
Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by zachary barnett     February 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Bold and complex - a great change of pace

*Received as sample in absinthe explore set from absinthes.com Appearance - Clear, attractive, and natural. In fact, it was the most obviously "natural" color among our samples -...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by zachary barnett     February 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
2.5
Overall 
 
3.5

Ok.

*Received as sample in absinthe explore set from absinthes.com Appearance - Very attractive in the glass. A little lighter than the other vertes we sampled, but very pretty....

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by zachary barnett     February 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.5

Alcohol-heavy, but still better than expected

*Received as sample in abinthe explore set from absinthes.com Appearance - Very correct and "pretty" in the glass. It isn't overly complex (not a "sit and stare" absinthe),...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by zachary barnett     February 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
2.5
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.5

Enjoyable, a bit different.

*Received as sample in absinthe explore set from absinthes.com Appearance - Very clear, no sediment. It actually appears clearer than water. Louche - This was the first...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by zachary barnett     February 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Wonderful, straight-forward absinthe

*Received as sample in absinthe explore set from absinthes.com Appearance - Very nice to the eye! Extremely clear and natural and one of the few we have sampled...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by zachary barnett     February 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
2.5

Something off...

*Received as sample in absinthe explore set from absinthes.com Appearance - Beautiful, clear green. Nothing spectacular, but correct, natural, and attractive. Louche - Very nice to watch,...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by zachary barnett     February 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.5

Simple, but highly enjoyable!

*Received as sample in absinthe explore set from absinthes.com Appearance - While not breathtaking, FG is definitely clear and natural in appearance. As many have observed, it's nothing...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by zachary barnett     February 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
1.6
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
0.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
0.5
Finish 
 
0.5
Overall 
 
1.5

Rough.

*Received as a sample in an absinthe explore set from absinthes.com Appearance - While clear and natural in appearance, the color is less "golden" and more an offputting shade...

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Nineteen Cocktail

1 dash absinthe
1/6 dry gin
1/6 kirsch
2/3 French vermouth
4 dashes syrup

Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass.

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