Reviews written by Michael Henze

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Reviewed by Michael Henze     October 10, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Walton Waters

This review was conducted with 1 sugar cube, a 4-to-1 ratio, and per the Absinthe Evaluation Instructions. Color: Like the Meadow of Love, looking through the side of the...

Reviewed by Michael Henze     October 10, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Meadow of Love

This review was conducted with 1 sugar cube, a 4-to-1 ratio, and per the Absinthe Evaluation Instructions. Color: I don't know if my eyes were playing tricks on me,...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Michael Henze     October 10, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Vieux Carre'

I agree with Brian that the packaging is pretty nice. This review was conducted with 1 sugar cube, a 4-to-1 ratio, and per the Absinthe Evaluation Instructions. Color: Although...

Faux Absinthe
Reviewed by Michael Henze     December 26, 2008
Overall rating 
 
1.0
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
1.0
Aroma 
 
1.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
1.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
1.0

Skin Bracer

Color: The label lists dyes, and the blue is off putting. Louche: Limp, and barely noticeable. Aroma: Smells like old man's cologne. I seriously thought this was a...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Michael Henze     July 06, 2008
Last updated: December 26, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.3
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.0

Average

Color: From what I understand, the color is artificial, but it's also clear, and natural-looking could be debatable. Grande Absente isn't a bright unnatural-looking green that I've seen on higher...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Michael Henze     July 06, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Average and Over-rated

Louche: Nothing grabbed me, but it louched. It's different from the others I've tried because it didn't have that swirly cloud effect, it gradually clouded up equally throughout the glass....

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Dunhill's Special Cocktail

In a shaker filled with cracked ice:

1 spoonful of Curaçao
1 oz gin
1 oz sherry
1 oz dry vermouth
 

Stir thoroughly with a spoon, shake, strain, and serve. Add 1 olive and 2 dashes of Absinthe to each glass.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930 

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