Reviews written by Paul Kimball

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Paul Kimball     April 20, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Quirky and delicious

The color is a very attractive feuille-mort. Very clear, bright and natural. The louche is very fast and the action is not very exciting. A wall of...

Faux Absinthe
Reviewed by Paul Kimball     April 20, 2008
Overall rating 
 
1.3
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
1.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
1.0

The bottle is the only good thing here

The color is an aqua unlike anything found in nature. It looks like Ty-D-Bol. The louche is almost non-existent. I worked very hard to coax even a...

Absinthe Substitutes
Reviewed by Paul Kimball     April 20, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

One-dimensional but pleasant substitute

Color is artificial, as the label (honestly) attests. However, it's attractive and looks a lot like the real thing - a very nice, clear, peridot green. As a friend...

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A Classic Cocktail

Morning Glory No. II

1 1/2 oz rye whiskey or bourbon whiskey
2 bar spoons gomme syrup
2 bar spoons Curaçao
1 1/2 oz cognac
1 bar spoons orange bitters or Angostura bitters
2 bar spoons absinthe or Pernod

Stir with ice. Strain into a rocks glass. Top with 1/4 oz club soda. Garnish with a lemon twist.

The Gentleman's Companion, 1946

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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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