Reviews written by Gwydion Stonev15

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Gwydion Stonev15     May 07, 2008
Last updated: January 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Very Nice

I haven't publicly reviewed an absinthe for ages, but I thought maybe I should this time. First of all, Northshore clearly does take a traditional approach to making...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Gwydion Stonev15     October 17, 2007
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.0

A Good Starter Absinthe

Francois Guy is light, and at 45%, is not as strong as most others. The color is very pale yellowish green. This is not an absinthe for those who...

Reviewed by Gwydion Stonev15     June 24, 2007
Last updated: August 11, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0

The "Pernod 1914" Cache

The colors of this cache vary from bottle to bottle, from rich amber to a startlingly fresh-looking peridot green. This one is a clear, pale amber with a slight hint...

Faux Absinthe
Reviewed by Gwydion Stonev15     May 27, 2007
Overall rating 
 
1.3
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
1.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
1.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
1.0

Avoid

This is among the most inferior products ever offered on the market under the designation of absinthe. It is completely deficient in every quality one looks for in absinthe....

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Gwydion Stonev15     January 28, 2007
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Elixir du Pays des Fées

The soft fragrance and flavor are reminiscent of Kübler and similar blanches but with somewhat more clean crispness. The flavor profile seems to lie somewhere between Kübler and the Clandestine,...

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A Classic Cocktail

An Absinthe Cocktail

2 1/4 oz absinthe
1 dash anisette
3/4 oz water
1 bar spoons sugar or gomme syrup, to taste
1 dash orange bitters
1 dash Angostura Bitters
2 bar spoons egg white

Blend with crushed ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime or lemon twist.

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