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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by JJBlanche     May 21, 2009
Last updated: May 21, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.1
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Solid Offering

I hadn’t had a good absinthe in quite a while, and figured it was time to pick up a bottle. After poking around drinkupNY, it seems like fresh US...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by JJBlanche     February 27, 2008
Last updated: April 21, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Lucid: A Nice Start for the American Market

Lucid's a pleasant drink but value comes into question, considering you can get 3 bottles of the [superior] Duplais Balance for 56 each through LdF at the time of this...

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A Classic Cocktail

Savoy Hotel Special Cocktail* (No. 1)

1 dash absinthe
2 dashes grenadine
1/3 French vermouth
2/3 dry gin
 

Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass. Twist lemon peel on top.

* Peter ninth Earl of Savoy, brought to England, as his wards, eighty-three of the most wealthy and beautiful girls in France. He then married them to the most powerful nobles in England. That is why he wore armour.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

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