Reviews written by jcbphd

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by jcbphd     April 02, 2011
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.0

Thanks but I'll Pass

This was purchased at my local Vom Fass, which doesn't sell Libertine in the standard pre-packaged bottle, but in their own generic packaging; however the label clearly indicates that it...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by jcbphd     April 02, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

An Enjoyable Blanch with Plenty of Wormwood and Sp

This absinthe was reviewed on 1/31/11. Water was hand-poured from a pitcher and one sugar cube was used. Appearance: Crystal clear and brilliant; free of any particulate matter...

Absinthe Substitutes
Reviewed by jcbphd     July 06, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
4.0

A nice alternative to absinthe

Color: The pre-louche color of HB is a clear amber-yellow with a tinge of feuille morte. Post-louche, the color is a heavily-milky, ultra-pale, dull lemon-yellow. Louche: Given the presence...

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A Classic Cocktail

Brut

2 dashes orange bitters
1/2 jigger of French vermouth
1/2 jigger of Calisaya
1 dash absinthe

Stir in iced mixing glass and strain into chilled cocktail glass.

"An extremely 'dry' cocktail. 'Brut' (French) means 'raw.'  Many customers pronounced it 'Brute,' and so thought it."

The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book

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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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