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March 19, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
4.5
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
The True Heir to Pernod Fils

PF 1901, 2013 Bottling I had great expectations for the 1901 even before tasting it, but suffice to say that they were well and truly vindicated: It...

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shady2001
March 10, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.1
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.5
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
A Whimsical Delight

I was pleasantly surprised by Angelique, especially after reading other opinions on this singular green offering from the distiller of Clandestine (my favourite blanche/bleue). I was expecting a detonation of...

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shady2001
February 10, 2014
Overall rating 
 
2.5
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
2.5
Absinthe Substitutes
An objective assessment...

It's not absinthe, and priced way below absinthe. Perhaps a better comparison would be with other faux absinthes, particularly of the czech variety, when you want something else for a...

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shady2001
February 09, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5
Traditional Absinthe
General tasting notes concerning Edouard cf. 1901

Since there already is a wealth of information about this highly regarded product, I thought it more useful to highlight the distinct qualities of the Edouard in relation to its...

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shady2001
February 06, 2014 (Updated: February 06, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
0.5
Appearance 
 
0.5
Louche 
 
0.5
Aroma 
 
0.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
0.5
Finish 
 
0.5
Overall 
 
0.5
Faux Absinthe
What did Australia do to deserve this?

This is Australia's most visible 'absinth', sold in most bottle shops and heavily promoted in bars. I have no idea how to even begin describing this drink, which, by...

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shady2001
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