Reviews written by coasterguy

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by coasterguy     April 24, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
4.0

Challenging but worth the effort

I picked this up on vacation based on the fact that it was one I hadn't tried and because the label showed it won an award. I got it home...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by coasterguy     July 31, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.1
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5

One word, three letters: WOW

OK, so I'm forced to include things like the louche (which was a bit fast and a bit heavy) and aroma (which is fine, but thin) into my review's "Overall"...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by coasterguy     June 09, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.0

Absinthe, eh?

Appearance: Absolutely beautiful in the glass. Just the faintest emerald hue amidst crystalline clarity. Louche: Thin trails lead to a thick fog that keeps a nice separation between the...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by coasterguy     June 08, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5

It's a keeper

Appearance: absolutely clear, almost invisible Louche: Beautiful, but it's over pretty quickly. Pearly white with a few blue overtones. Aroma: No-nonsense, unadorned absinthe goodness. Nothing stands out, but...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by coasterguy     June 07, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.5
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

A fine drink, but a substandard absinthe

Appearance: bright and clear, no sediment Louche: spectacular trails and a heavy, thick fog that rolls and tosses in the glass. Very nice, if a bit thick. Aroma:...

Reviewed by coasterguy     June 05, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.5

Solid and interesting

Appearance: Clear, jewel-like green with a hint of yellow Louche: Dramatic trails lead to a rolling fog very quickly. Completely louched by 2:1. Greenish-yellow tint, thick. Aroma:...

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1/3 cointreau 
 

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