Reviews written by madphd

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Absinthe Substitutes
Reviewed by madphd     February 27, 2008
Last updated: February 27, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.4
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
1.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Neon in a bottle

At risk of sounding like a Pernod apologist, I will submit what I consider a fair review of Pernod. I say 'fair' because I think rating pastis low because...

Absinthe Substitutes
Reviewed by madphd     February 27, 2008
Last updated: February 27, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Pernod with a really nice tan

My preference is to review a pastis as a pastis, not as an absinthe. That said, I will offer comparisons between Ricard and another common, previously reviewed pastis; Pernod....

Absinthe Substitutes
Reviewed by madphd     January 24, 2008
Last updated: February 27, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

THE Spirit of New Orleans

Part of Herbsaint's attraction must be it rarity. I had to travel to New Orleans to get it. As I write, I am sitting with open bottles of...

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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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Absinthe Tasting Journal

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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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