Reviews written by Z for Zendetta

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Z for Zendetta     February 14, 2008
Last updated: February 14, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Valentine's Day '08

We tried this absinthe on Valentine's Day 2008, and to set the mood lit candles and read from Blackwood's "The Man Whom the Trees Loved." The color...

Faux Absinthe
Reviewed by Z for Zendetta     February 10, 2008
Overall rating 
 
1.5
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
1.0

A cross between 1890s Absinthe and 1990s Absinth

The color is not natural-looking to me, and I wouldn't be surprised if this absinthe had artificial coloring in it (1/5). The louche was also very thin, and looked fake,...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Z for Zendetta     February 10, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.0

Not worth your money

This absinthe was produced by the Pernot distillery in Pontarlier, before they switched owners and started producing more interesting elixirs such as the Roquette 1797 and the Doubs Mystique. ...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Z for Zendetta     February 10, 2008
Last updated: February 10, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

A perfect place to start...

The color is a completely natural, herbal green, but lacks brightness and nuance (3/5). After the louche, it develops into an opaque yellowish-green gradient, growing much more nuanced, but the...

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A Classic Cocktail

Third Degree Cocktail (Savoy)

2/3 Burrough's Plymouth Gin
1/3 French vermouth
4 dashes of absinthe

Shake with ice. Strain into old-fashioned whisky rock glass.

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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