Reviews written by Bill Martz

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Bill Martz     September 26, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

v. 3 - The best Czech absinthe I've tasted

Color: Pale olive with no haze. It looked natural. Louche: Started very quick but was fun to watch while it lasted. About 1:1 and then it thinned a tiny...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Bill Martz     May 31, 2009
Overall rating 
 
2.6
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
2.0

Long on bitter and numbing, short on flavor

The color was gold with a tiny bit of green. Ahhh, the louche. It happened so fast that it wasn't enjoyable. Very thick and no opalescence. ...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Bill Martz     December 28, 2007
Last updated: December 28, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Belle Amie, Very nice indeed.

The color was like a mid 70's furniture greenish gold. Totally natural in my opinion but not as green as I'd expect of a new release. I really did like...

Reviewed by Bill Martz     September 19, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Mohawk the American Pre-Ban

To taste a genuine pre-ban American absinthe was something extraordinary. The color was pale yellow/green depending on the lightsource. I felt it was just right for the age after seeing...

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A Classic Cocktail

Brazilian Sangria

Prepare a mix of fresh seasonal fruit such as strawberry, lime, orange, kiwi and passionfruit.

¼ oz Lucid Absinthe
1 ¼ oz cachaca
½ oz Spanish brandy
½ oz orange liquor
1 oz red wine
Mixed fruits

In a cocktail shaker, thoroughly muddle the fruit with Lucid, cachaca, brandy, and orange liquor. Pour into wine glass. Float red wine on top of cocktail. Stir and enjoy.

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