Reviews written by buddhasynth

13 results - showing 1 - 13
 
 
Retired Brands
Reviewed by buddhasynth     September 01, 2011
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

that's what they call it.

the color is perfectly crystal clear. An easy 5. the louche is a bit weak, as is to be expected. Still, we have nice opalescence. I give it a...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by buddhasynth     July 21, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

believe the hype, baby.

The Color is a clear olive, undoubtedly an emeraldy color when fresh and aged into feuille mortification. A 4 that is actually a 4.5. The Louche is...

Retired Brands
Reviewed by buddhasynth     July 13, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

very nice.

Color is a bit light; pale with a hint of green but mostly dead leaf. Well within the legitimate range but I prefer a bit brighter hue. I give it...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by buddhasynth     September 05, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

A Smooth Ride

the Color is right where I like it; a fresh chloryphyll peridot. 5. the Louche has been called temperamental and I would concur but Slow and Cold are the...

Reviewed by buddhasynth     September 02, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.4
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Meh...

The Color is not green. At all. The Louche is pretty quick to form; cuts to the chase a bit. Star Anise, perhaps? The Aroma is licoricey and...

Reviewed by buddhasynth     August 14, 2008
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

This is what I'm talkin' about

COLOR--a vibrant amber Fuille Morte, actually lookin' straight-up Orange in the right light. Crystal clear, an easy 5 out of 5. LOUCHE--Quick to form but not without subtlety...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by buddhasynth     August 13, 2008
Last updated: August 14, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

now we're getting somewhere

My gracious thanks for the Sample so generously provided, as it was actually a pleasure to put my tastebuds to work on this one. the Color is a bit...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by buddhasynth     July 15, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.2
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.0

thanks but no thanks

the Color is lookin' pretty fake to me. the Louche is there, but not especially intriguing. No opalescence here. the Aroma is a bit Alcoholic, not a lot going on....

Faux Absinthe
Reviewed by buddhasynth     July 15, 2008
Overall rating 
 
1.2
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
1.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
1.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
1.0

the things I do for you people...

Thanks once again for the generous(?) contribution of a sample. The Color is blue. What gives? The Louche is thin and neither here nor there. The Aroma is like Aqua...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by buddhasynth     July 07, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Not Quite the Cure I was Thinking Of...

I am quite grateful for the sample graciously provided me so as to keep my tastebuds busy, working for you. The Color is bluey and a bit pale for...

Reviewed by buddhasynth     July 07, 2008
Last updated: July 07, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.1
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

very nice indeed

The Color is crystal clear, an easy 5. The Louche is quite quick to form, I am assuming because of the lower proof. A fountain helps, but set...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by buddhasynth     July 05, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Thank You Sir, May I Have Another?

This was the first CO I had the pleasure of sampling, and I have always had at LEAST one unopened bottle in stock since that time. I've loved it since...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by buddhasynth     May 16, 2008
Last updated: August 12, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

better than expected

the Color is nice, but I've seen clearer. Good peridot hue, not too blue or yellow. the Louche is right there from the word go. I personally like the louche...

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