Reviews written by B. Ellis Williams

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Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by B. Ellis Williams     January 08, 2009
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0

Certainly Unique

Prepared 3:1 (water:absinthe) with one sugar cube on a slow drip. The pre-louche color is a deep, rich jade. Well accomplished, to be certain. In examining the bottle there...

Traditional Absinthe
Reviewed by B. Ellis Williams     December 13, 2008
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0

A Solid Absinthe for the US Market

This is a solid absinthe with a nice aroma, a reasonably well-rounded flavor and a decent louche. Prepared 3:1 (water: absinthe), one sugar cube on a slow drip. ...

Faux Absinthe
Reviewed by B. Ellis Williams     December 05, 2008
Overall rating 
 
1.8
Appearance 
 
1.0
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
1.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
2.0

A Poor Quality Absinthe in a Gorgeous Bottle

When I first saw the bottle, I admit I had that "child on Christmas morning" feeling. What a great presentation. Unfortunately, my excitement receeded quickly when I opened the lovely...

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A Classic Cocktail

Whizz-Bang Cocktail

2 dashes absinthe
2 dashes grenadine
2 dashes orange bitters
1/3 French vermouth
2/3 Scotch whisky

Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass.

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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