Reviews written by dannyhawaii

7 results - showing 1 - 7
 
 
Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by dannyhawaii     October 07, 2008
Last updated: October 07, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

The Big Daddy Of Lucid

In the glass, this is a pale and perfectly clear olive. After a solid yet unspectacular performance in the louche, the final colour is a tad thin, but still has...

Vintage Absinthe
Reviewed by dannyhawaii     July 11, 2008
Last updated: October 07, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0

The Man's Pre-Ban

A clear autumnal brown on pouring, this artisanal offering didn't have the same vibrant amber of the Pernod Fils 1910, the only other vintage absinthe I can compare this to....

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by dannyhawaii     July 07, 2008
Last updated: October 07, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Revisiting old ground

Coming in a nicely sized 700ml bottle labelled with a tasteful watercolour by Marilyn Manson, the aroma of the neat liquid is predominantly anise and alcohol. The colour is pale,...

Retired Brands
Reviewed by dannyhawaii     July 02, 2008
Last updated: October 07, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Magical Marteau

From the moment you pour this slightly pale mix of olive and peridot green into the glass, you can smell what I believe is the same grape base that Duplais...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by dannyhawaii     June 27, 2008
Last updated: October 07, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Third formulation, strange and challenging.

Pale olive before louche, this out-of-left-field absinthe tastes quite good neat. I could see it making for some interesting cocktails. The louche is over quickly, without much in the...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by dannyhawaii     June 26, 2008
Last updated: October 07, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0

One step up from Pernod and I'm not talking Fils

A crystal clear, bright green liquid in a clear bottle emblazoned with a huge eye that stares out at you and dares you to lick it. While the colour before...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by dannyhawaii     June 23, 2008
Last updated: October 07, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.1
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Sweet and dry

Clear as water, this blanche made from a grape base shows it from the first sniff of the open bottle. Like all the absinthes from Matter-Luginbühl, it's best to open...

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A Classic Cocktail

Brazil Cocktail

1 dash Angostura Bitters
1 dash absinthe
1/2 French vermouth
1/2 sherry 
 

Stir well and strain into cocktail glass.  Squeeze lemon peel on top.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

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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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