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December 13, 2015
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Quality

Colour: Pale green, yellow chartreuse. Bright, clear and natural Louche: Good. A little quick. I free pour the water from a pitcher so the...

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Babel
September 26, 2015
Overall rating 
 
2.9
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
2.5
Traditional Absinthe
Eccentric

Color: Orange, pink, amber. When I received the bottle, it had been bought at the distillery in Kentucky and then sat in the trunk of a car during...

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Babel
June 25, 2015
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
1901: Death of the Victorian Era

Color: Clear, olive green, dark, gold, amber, yellow highlights. Louche: Dark milky green, olive and amber. Thick. Aroma: Smells like what...

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Babel
January 26, 2015
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
A Well Done Absinthe Ordinaire

Color: Lovely light green. Perfectly clear and bright. Louche: Quick, there must be star anise. Lots of different shades of green. Dark green...

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Babel
September 28, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Really Good

Color: Perfectly clear Louche: Correct and attractive. Rather quick. Cloudy grey white Aroma: Anise, pepper and pine. Deep,...

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Babel
August 31, 2014
Overall rating 
 
2.3
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.5
Finish 
 
2.5
Overall 
 
2.0
Traditional Absinthe
A Little Better than the Worse

Color: Vibrant lime green, yellowy. Looks like lime cordial. Doesn't look natural Louche: Starts with a whirlwind of nice trails but then it...

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Babel
April 17, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.5
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
A Refreshing Absenta

Reviewed without sugar at about 3-4:1 Color: Translucent. Vibrant lime green with tinges of yellow. Looks natural Louche: Nice trails and...

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Babel
April 10, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
One of the Best

I usually drink this around 3/4:1, no sugar. I first tried this before it was legal, when it was sold by Betty. Betty's La Bleue's. I now...

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Babel
February 17, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Cinnamon!

The most noticeable difference of the 2012 release is the addition of Cinnamon Bark. Here are some notes from the distiller about this 2012 release: Taboo Gold is...

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Babel
February 16, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.5
Finish 
 
2.5
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
1st Relase (2009-2011)

Take note that this is the first release of Taboo Gold. After 2011 it was unavailable for a bit then around 2012 a new batch came out that was quite...

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Babel
May 29, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Blühend instead of Bloodletting

Color: Deep brilliant green. Clear. Hints of yellow. Bright and natural Louche: Louched by a thin stream from a glass dripper full of...

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Babel
April 08, 2011 (Updated: June 02, 2011)
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
5.0
Traditional Absinthe
O ya Canada

Color: Bright emerald green, I mean very bright and very emerald. Seems to have been tweaked since the last time I purchased a bottle. It's perfectly clear. Although...

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Babel
March 22, 2011
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Better in the summer

Color: Nice dark olivey green. Perfectly clear and natural looking. Louche: Louche came on very fast but was thick and dense. ...

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Babel
March 13, 2011 (Updated: October 08, 2011)
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Holysinthe!

Color: Pale but very bright emerald green. Natural and clear. Louche: Beautiful trails, nice billowing clouds. Good separation line at the top. More...

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Babel
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