Reviews written by Mike Mc Morris

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Reviewed by Mike Mc Morris     December 29, 2008
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0

Batch #8. Amazing aroma, delicate taste

A 40ml dose louched with 160ml chilled water, unsweetened for this review. Aroma (pre-louche): The aroma is completely free of any alcohol harshness. The grape foundation is allowed to...

Reviewed by Mike Mc Morris     November 24, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

The one I longed for, but will it withstand new co

40ml louched with 200ml chilled water, unsweetened for this review. Color: It is perfectly clear pre louche. The color after louche is a fobby grey with nice overtones of...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by Mike Mc Morris     November 24, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Somewhat biased, as this was my first *sigh*

Dose was 40ml to 200ml of chilled water. Color: I have purchased several bottles of Lucid. There is some inconsistency in the color. For this review, the color happened...

Faux Absinthe
Reviewed by Mike Mc Morris     November 24, 2008
Overall rating 
 
1.7
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
1.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
1.0

The Torment is all mine, thanks.

A 40ml dose louched with 200ml chilled water, no sugar was used for this review. Color: copper sulfate solution. Louche: thin oil trails that eventually manage to coalesce...

Reviewed by Mike Mc Morris     November 24, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.9
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Hard to get past that rubbing alcohol aroma

I use a dose of 40ml to 200ml chilled water. Unsweetened for this review. This has an extremely strong alcohol aroma. I pour into a small graduated measuring glass...

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A Classic Cocktail

Plain Vermouth Cocktail

(Serves 6)

5 1/2 glasses French vermouth
2 bar spoons absinthe
1 bar spoons maraschino liqueur

Shake thoroughly. Strain into 6 cocktail glasses. Garnish with 1 maraschino cherry.

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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