Reviews written by Neorebel

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Neorebel     November 09, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
5.0

Love comes close...

Appearance: Unlouched, the color is a pleasant shade of greenish-gold. This may be influenced by the bottle's age: I purchased this when it was first introduced and am just enjoying...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Neorebel     February 11, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5

Balanced and complex after resting

Review notes: Bottle was purchased in 2010, reviewed today 2/10/13. Bottle has "L3410" on it -possibly a date code. Bottle has been open two weeks prior to review. ...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Neorebel     January 28, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5

Everything I love rolled into one...

4/8/12 Appearance: The color is a wonderful olive tone, very natural looking. It may have been closer to a peridot hue in 2010 when this was bottled and purchased,...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Neorebel     January 28, 2013
Last updated: January 28, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.0

Solid absinthe, but some shortcomings

3/17/12 Appearance: A brilliant and clear lime green. Jewel-like with a hint of yellow. Louche: Glittering ribbons swirl throughout the glass, before the absinthe turns a cloudy...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Neorebel     January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
4.0

Quality absinthe at a great value right at home.

Color: An alluring green and yellow-gold. Good, natural coloring, but below my benchmark (Jade Edouard) for a 4-5 score. Could be because the bottle has been opened for about...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Neorebel     January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5

Difficult to define what makes this so good!

No sugar, 3.5:1 water ratio, absinthe rested in cool, dark place for 6 mos. prior to opening. Color: Very deep olive green. My bottle has some sediment in it...

Reviewed by Neorebel     January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

I absolutely LOVE IT

Tasted with & without sugar, 3.5:1 water ratio Color: A few shades darker than lime. A clean green hue, like a gemstone... beautiful. Louche: Strong point in...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Neorebel     January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Excellent 'everyday' absinthe

with & without sugar, 3.5:1 water ratio Color: I have no idea how they achieved this coloration naturally - I know there has been some speculation, but the label...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Neorebel     January 27, 2013
Last updated: January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.5

Good, but lacking some depth

with & without sugar - 2.5:1 water ratio Appearance: Very nice, clear light green that shines like a gemstone. I only wish it was a tiny shade darker -...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Neorebel     January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5

Top tier absinthe from Matter-Luginbuhl

Jul 2008 Bottle # 294/333 Notes include tastings with and without sugar. Appearance: A soothing, green peridot hue, second only to Jade Edouard, in my humble opinion. Some...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Neorebel     January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
5.0

Belle Amie: One of the best commercial offerings

-2nd Distillation 2008 Bottle 558/640 - tasted in Oct 2010 - Appearance: Goldish-Olive hue, probably due to Feuille Morte since I've aged this bottle over 2 years, and who...

Reviewed by Neorebel     January 27, 2013
Last updated: January 27, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5

The next step up in American absinthe distilling

Date: 7/4/11 Appearance: A light crystal green. Slightly yellow, depending on viewing angle... reminds me of green glass and honey. Louche: Opalescent trails begin the process, as...

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