Reviews written by PeterL

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by PeterL     August 25, 2008
Last updated: August 30, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.9
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Gorgeous - Everything It Should Be - And More

This Review is based upon a blind sample. Color Very close to Emerald, absolutely gorgeous and natural looking. It has a lens like clarity making this this Absinthe...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by PeterL     August 20, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

A Winner From The Windy City

Preparation A thin stream from a fountain of iced spring water. Color Before Water A very pretty deep olive. The color is natural and quite attractive but...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by PeterL     August 20, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
1.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
1.0

Awkward and Odd - Different is an Understatement

Presentation: This review is based on a blind sample. Preparation A thin stream from a fountain of iced spring water. Color Before Water More...

Reviewed by PeterL     August 20, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
1.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
2.0

The Road Less Traveled - In The Wrong Direction

Presentation The bottle is at best unremarkable if not a bit cheesy. I can forgive the silly label but a thin metal screw of cap? That doesn't exactly say...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by PeterL     August 11, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Roquette 1797 - An Unexpected Disappointment

Presentation: Classic, old world charm. Thick red wax looks great but difficult to remove Preparation A thin stream from a fountain of iced spring water....

Retired Brands
Reviewed by PeterL     August 09, 2008
Last updated: August 09, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Marteau Verte Classique - Sophisticated Elegance

Presentation: Elegant dark green bottle, Silver foil, up scale label all very attractive. Nice to see there's a specific warning not to burn on the back, in addition to...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by PeterL     July 24, 2008
Last updated: July 29, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0

La Muse Verte - A Very Pleasant Surprise

*The bottle pictured here is not the current design. The bottles now have a new label, the same matt finish jet black glass Preparation A slow drip from a...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by PeterL     June 18, 2008
Last updated: June 18, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.1
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
2.0

Grande Absente - Not Very Grande At All

*Color Before Water* From reading posts in the forum, I knew before hand that the color was artificial. However seeing a bottle up close and personal, which in itself...

Reviewed by PeterL     May 17, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Kubler - Terrific Absinthe - Great Value

Preparation Kubler was my first bottle of a Blanche Absinthe and I was most eager to try it, and of course compare it to the many Verte Absinthe brands...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by PeterL     May 12, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Lucid - Takes a licking and keeps on Kicking

Preparation Lucid was my first Absinthe and I suppose for that alone it will always have a place in my heart as perhaps not an extraordinary...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by PeterL     May 10, 2008
Last updated: May 10, 2008
Overall rating 
 
1.9
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
1.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
2.0

ST George - The Best of Intentions

Preparation I filled my fountain with ice cold filtered water and ice, I gave the bottle a good half hour to breathe while I set up. I used a very...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by PeterL     May 09, 2008
Last updated: May 09, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Jade PF 1901 - Living up To Expectations

Sadly my two bottles of Jade 1901, now sit bone dry on my shelf. However, the memory lingers and it's a sweet and delicious one. I know the Jades have...

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Castle Dip Cocktail

1/2 apple brandy
1/2 white crème de menthe
3 dashes absinthe
 

Shake with ice.  Strain into cocktail glass.

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