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Reviews written by coasterguy

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April 24, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Challenging but worth the effort

I picked this up on vacation based on the fact that it was one I hadn't tried and because the label showed it won an award. I got it home...

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coasterguy
July 31, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.1
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
One word, three letters: WOW

OK, so I'm forced to include things like the louche (which was a bit fast and a bit heavy) and aroma (which is fine, but thin) into my review's "Overall"...

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coasterguy
June 09, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.5
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Absinthe, eh?

Appearance: Absolutely beautiful in the glass. Just the faintest emerald hue amidst crystalline clarity. Louche: Thin trails lead to a thick fog that keeps a nice separation...

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coasterguy
June 08, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
It's a keeper

Appearance: absolutely clear, almost invisible Louche: Beautiful, but it's over pretty quickly. Pearly white with a few blue overtones. Aroma: No-nonsense, unadorned absinthe goodness....

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coasterguy
June 07, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.5
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
A fine drink, but a substandard absinthe

Appearance: bright and clear, no sediment Louche: spectacular trails and a heavy, thick fog that rolls and tosses in the glass. Very nice, if a bit thick....

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coasterguy
June 05, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.5
Solid and interesting

Appearance: Clear, jewel-like green with a hint of yellow Louche: Dramatic trails lead to a rolling fog very quickly. Completely louched by 2:1. Greenish-yellow tint, thick. ...

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