Reviews written by brian e harris

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by brian e harris     February 22, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Decent mid-priced absinthe

Very pale yellow green, louches to almost pure white. Before water, aroma has burning alcohol(strange for 45%) after is strong on Anis and minty Wormwood. Fairly M.O.R flavour profile, but...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by brian e harris     January 04, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.6
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

it would have been better a couple years ago

If i had tried this before many of the wonderful new absinthes of the last couple years i certainly would have been more impressed. Minimal color, very pale yellow/green.Very weak...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by brian e harris     January 03, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Wonderful

Beautiful amber/olive green goes pale green. The first taste was extremely mouthfilling. Seems to get better by the week.

Absinthe Substitutes
Reviewed by brian e harris     January 03, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Well it was free...

I DJed an "absinthe" night at a local bar here in NC for a year or so. Absente was/is the only thing close to absinthe available through the NC ABC...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by brian e harris     January 03, 2008
Last updated: January 03, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.0

A great start

The color is very light green with a touch of blue, the were a few particles floating around. The louche was very fast(star anise)and ends just off pure white. The...

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A Classic Cocktail

Loftus

Add to iced tumbler, shake and strain into a cocktail glass: 

1/3 French vermouth
1/3 Italian vermouth 
1/3 absinthe

Called in compliment to Cissie Loftus, famous English
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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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