Reviews written by Wendell Edwards

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Wendell Edwards     May 16, 2009
Last updated: July 26, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Objectively okay, but not my thing

From tastings done over the course of the four months this bottle has been open, some with sugar, some without. All carafe pours. Color: I really like the color...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Wendell Edwards     May 13, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

A tasty, distinct treat.

All tastings from a bottle opened four months ago, some glasses sugared, some without. All are carafe pours. Color: While not unattractive, it doesn't seem entirely correct to me....

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Wendell Edwards     May 13, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Objectively okay, but not my thing

From tastings done over the course of the four months this bottle has been open, some with sugar, some without. All carafe pours. Color: I really like the color...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Wendell Edwards     April 15, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

You can’t go wrong with this one

My bottle has been open since the beginning of January 2009. I did carafe pours for all glasses. Color – Peridot. It is very pleasing to the eye,...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Wendell Edwards     April 12, 2009
Overall rating 
 
2.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
1.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
2.0

I couldn't figure it out.

Bottle received and first tasted mid-December 2008. Two more glasses were prepared, all approximately 6 weeks apart from one another. Color: Attractive green on the cusp of brown....

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Wendell Edwards     March 31, 2009
Last updated: March 31, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.0

An interesting, palate-opening offering.

This is my blind tasting review from September, 2008. No sugar, carafe pour, tasted the same night as the blind sample of La Clandestine. Before that evening I had tasted...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Wendell Edwards     March 31, 2009
Last updated: March 31, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.1
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

More blanche, please!

This is my blind tasting review from September, 2008. No sugar, carafe pour, tasted the same night as the blind sample of Siréne. Before that evening I had tasted Lucid,...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Wendell Edwards     March 04, 2009
Last updated: March 04, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.0

My very first, from memory.

Admittedly, it has been just under a year since I finished my bottle of Lucid. However, since it was my first absinthe I wanted to share my thoughts. I have...

Reviewed by Wendell Edwards     June 25, 2008
Last updated: March 31, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Kubler births a blanche fan

This is my second absinthe and first blanche, opened two months ago. Color: Clear. A blanche is a blanche is a blanche. Louche: With a carafe of ice...

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A Classic Cocktail

Imperial Topaz No. 2

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1 oz light rum
2 oz fresh pineapple juice
1/4 oz absinthe
2 or 3 dashes of Peychaud's Bitters
1 dash of orange flower water
simple syrup, to taste (or not)
 
Shake and strain into frosted cocktail glass.
 
Gwydion Stone, 2008 

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