Reviews written by pt447

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Reviewed by pt447     February 27, 2010
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

The Benchmark For All Modern Absinthe

This bottle is, I believe, from a very early batch. It was prepared in an East glass, with no sugar, and icy cold slow drip. Initial...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by pt447     May 28, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0

The Highly Anticipated Blanche

This review is done upon opening a bottle of 'Essai 4', aged slightly over two years old. Slow, icy cold drip. No Sugar. Aroma: Removing...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by pt447     April 13, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

My 2nd Jade

This generously provided sample was prepared without sugar, and with a slow, icy drip. Aroma pre-louche: Very sweet, candy-like smell. No real hint of anything...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by pt447     April 01, 2009
Last updated: April 03, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

My first Jade

This taste has been sponsored by a generous sample, louched with slowly dripped, ice cold water and no sugar. Aroma pre-louche: A nice, smooth blend of...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by pt447     March 24, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

The rouge I was waiting for!

No sugar. Icy cold slow drip. This is from a sample provided to me from a bottle opened March, 2007. Aroama pre-louche: Very light,...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by pt447     March 24, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

My new number one!

No sugar. Slow icy cold drip. Aroma pre-louche: very well balanced. Sweet, almost juicy. No hint of alcohol present. Nothing overpowers anything...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by pt447     March 23, 2009
Last updated: March 23, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Not what I expected, but enjoyable!

Prepared with no sugar and a slow, ice-cold drip. Aroma pre-louche: Heavy anise. Very floral, if you will. Well balanced and smooth. There...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by pt447     March 05, 2009
Last updated: March 05, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

High octane delicacy

Icy cold water, slowly dripped with no sugar! Uncorked Aroma: Very sweet aroma; not bad sweet, but quite delectable. Very forward anise, with almost a supporting push by...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by pt447     February 22, 2009
Last updated: February 27, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0

My first rouge, sort of...

This glass was prepared with ice cold water at slow drip, without sugar. Aroma pre-louche: I was expecting flowers. What I got was a delicate...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by pt447     February 21, 2009
Last updated: February 21, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0

My first Spanish absinthe

This first tasting of Obsello was prepared with no sugar and ice cold water at a slow drip. Aroma pre-louche: Uncorking the bottle--after fighting with devil wax...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by pt447     February 18, 2009
Last updated: February 18, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
5.0

My first supposedly high quality absinthe

This first taste glass of Vieux Pontarlier was prepared with ice cold water, no sugar, and very slowly dripped. Aroma pre-louche: I think it is important to...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by pt447     May 13, 2008
Last updated: May 13, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Grassy-Citrus intruigue

I could only rate this absinthe in relation to my prior experiences with Lucid and Kubler. In that regard I will be comparing Sirene to Lucid, the only other...

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