Reviews written by Simon Fickinger

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Reviewed by Simon Fickinger     September 25, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

What? From Germany and Without an E?

This is definitely an Absinthe and not an absinth by our standards. It is properly made and very well done at that. The color is a deep green...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Simon Fickinger     September 25, 2007
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

"Jade Lite?" They Could be Right.

Lucid is a great starter Absinthe. It is perfect for showcasing the flavor and aroma of Anise, Fennel, and Wormwood in good balance. It may not be the...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Simon Fickinger     September 25, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

A Jewel of a Jade

It is often said that the crafter of the Jades is attempting to replicate historic Absinthes and Absinthe styles rather than simply crafting a scratch Absinthe for the modern palate....

Reviewed by Simon Fickinger     September 21, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

What a Treat

What a fantastic experience to be able to taste this rare Absinthe. I was loathe to review this one given my less than Ph.D. tasting chops but, at the...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Simon Fickinger     September 16, 2007
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

A Simple Yet Tasty Blanche

The Elixir of the land of the fairies is one of my favorite blanches and has its place in any Absinthe rotation. While not complex or remarkable...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Simon Fickinger     September 16, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0

One Always Remembers One's First

I have often gone back and forth between claiming the Verte Suisse and then the Edouard to be my favorite COs. Then PF1901 came on the scene and really...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Simon Fickinger     September 16, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Edouard is Fantastic

I love the Edouard and the affair began with its color in my glass. Edouard looks like no other naturally colored Absinthe. It is vibrant green with a...

Reviewed by Simon Fickinger     September 16, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.1
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Mohawk - Not Just a Silly Hair Style

I was afforded the wonderful opportunity to taste the pre-ban American Absinthe, Mohawk. The tasting conditions were ideal. It was the first glass of the night and I...

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A Classic Cocktail

Depth Charge Cocktail

2 dashes absinthe
1/2 Glass Kina Lillet
1/2 Glass Dry Gin
 

Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass.

Squeeze orange peel on top.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

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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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