Reviews written by Doctor Love

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Doctor Love     May 18, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Philly's Finest Packs a Punch

Color (3 points): My bottle is a deep green, not unpleasant, and free of sediment, but slightly darker and more amber than I would expect from a relatively new...

Reviewed by Doctor Love     May 17, 2009
Last updated: May 17, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Meadow of Love, Delicate Verte with Floral Poetry

Presentation (no points): The bottle is a clear glass bell, nicely labelled. Clear glass is not ideal for protecting the absinthe from light, so dark storage is ideal. The...

Reviewed by Doctor Love     May 17, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

A Must-Try from small town N.Y.

Presentation (no points): Clear glass bell shaped bottle with a lovely label that speaks to this absinthe's origins. The clear glass bottle suggests that long term storage of...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Doctor Love     June 25, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Absinthe from España

Presentation (no points): Obsello Absenta comes in what looks like a dark wine bottle, with an attractive label. A healthy amount of wax seals a t-cork. This review...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Doctor Love     June 13, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.3
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
2.0

Artificial color, mediocre flavor hold this back..

Presentation (no points): This review is based upon a brand new bottle of Grande Absente. Bottle is clear, which would be concerning for a naturally colored absinthe as it...

Retired Brands
Reviewed by Doctor Love     June 02, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

The hammer and gavel do not disappoint.

Presentation (no points): Tall dark bottle with a classic looking label with symbolic touches provides a stately presence on my absinthe counter and should keep the light out to preserve...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Doctor Love     May 27, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.0

An Interesting Offering from Okanagan Spirits

Presentation (no points): Interesting bottle for this absinthe, tall and skinny, which makes it fit on my absinthe counter well. Unfortunately it also means that it's only 500ml, which...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Doctor Love     May 17, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.6
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
2.0

Disappointing Flavor....

Color: Fake, bright green. Similar color to that Sour Apple Pucker Liqeur. Clearly unacceptable. What saved it from a 1 is the fact that it is clear, bright, and free...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Doctor Love     May 05, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

A New American Absinthe

I don't have a tremendous amount of experience reviewing absinthe, but here's what I think. Color: The color out of the bottle is surprisingly dark, reminds me very much...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Doctor Love     April 28, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

Jade PF1901 Review

This is my first review of an absinthe, and I have only had 3 or 4 brands before this consisting of what was available locally. The Jade PF1901 is...

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A Classic Cocktail

Monkey Gland Cocktail

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3 dashes absinthe
3 dashes grenadine
1/3 orange juice
2/3 dry gin
 
Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass.
 

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

 

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