Reviews written by LeRoy

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Reviewed by LeRoy     August 03, 2008
Last updated: August 03, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.3
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.0

Verte?

I am reviewing this from a sample that was sent to me. As I open the bottle the first thing I notice is the smell of anise (star anise)...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by LeRoy     May 09, 2008
Last updated: May 10, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Well done, North Shore Distillery

I applaud North Shore for a well made American Absinthe! The olive green color color is nice, but maybe a little too dark. The...

Reviewed by LeRoy     October 16, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Tasty

A nice natural green color. A very nice louche that builds from the botom and becomes opaque. The aroma is full and pleasant. A nice dry spiciness of fennel, wormwood...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by LeRoy     October 16, 2007
Last updated: October 18, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Balanced

Balance pours a nice green color. The louche is fast, and not opaque. I detect a strong fruity, citrus, aroma. The flavor gives way to a coriander, followed...

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A Classic Cocktail

Savoy Hotel Special Cocktail* (No. 1)

1 dash absinthe
2 dashes grenadine
1/3 French vermouth
2/3 dry gin
 

Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass. Twist lemon peel on top.

* Peter ninth Earl of Savoy, brought to England, as his wards, eighty-three of the most wealthy and beautiful girls in France. He then married them to the most powerful nobles in England. That is why he wore armour.

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

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