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Reviews written by Gwydion Stonev15

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Ordering
May 07, 2008 (Updated: January 01, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Very Nice

I haven't publicly reviewed an absinthe for ages, but I thought maybe I should this time. First of all, Northshore clearly does take a traditional approach...

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Gwydion Stonev15
October 17, 2007
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
A Good Starter Absinthe

Francois Guy is light, and at 45%, is not as strong as most others. The color is very pale yellowish green. This is not an absinthe for...

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Gwydion Stonev15
June 24, 2007 (Updated: August 11, 2007)
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
5.0
The "Pernod 1914" Cache

The colors of this cache vary from bottle to bottle, from rich amber to a startlingly fresh-looking peridot green. This one is a clear, pale amber with a slight hint...

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Gwydion Stonev15
May 27, 2007
Overall rating 
 
1.3
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
1.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
1.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
1.0
Faux Absinthe
Avoid

This is among the most inferior products ever offered on the market under the designation of absinthe. It is completely deficient in every quality one looks for in absinthe....

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Gwydion Stonev15
January 28, 2007
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Elixir du Pays des Fées

The soft fragrance and flavor are reminiscent of Kübler and similar blanches but with somewhat more clean crispness. The flavor profile seems to lie somewhere between Kübler and the Clandestine,...

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Gwydion Stonev15
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