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Reviews written by Michael Meyers

53 results - showing 21 - 40
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Ordering
April 30, 2011 (Updated: June 18, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
1.9
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
1.0
Overall 
 
1.0
Faux Absinthe
Thou Shall Not Covet This Absinthe

Color Unlouched, light medium yellow-green. Lighter than La Fee Pariesienne, and more yellowish. Very artificial looking (it is colored with FD&C Yellow #6, FD&C Blue #1, and FD&C Yellow...

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Michael Meyers
April 23, 2011 (Updated: June 18, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
The Horse He Rode In On

Color Unlouched, a light green with an overtone which is more yellow than gold. Like peas and corn (with Gump accent). Crystal clear and clean, pleasing and very natural...

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Michael Meyers
January 22, 2011 (Updated: June 18, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Wave Hello To The New

Color Unlouched, light medium peridot with an ever so slight bluish tinge. Not particularly nuanced, however crystal clear and bright. Although pleasing, it almost borders on being not quite...

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Michael Meyers
January 16, 2011 (Updated: June 18, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
A Whiter Shade... Not Pale

Color Unlouched, crystal clear, bright, and absolutely colorless. The colorlessness here is almost unbelievable, and it pays off handsomely in the louched appearance. Louched, one of the most beautiful...

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Michael Meyers
January 16, 2011 (Updated: January 16, 2011)
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Extrait, Extrait, Read All About It!

Color Unlouched, a very clear and bright medium peridot with an amber overtone. A strong level of color, unquestionably natural looking. Louched, nice green retention with amber highlights and...

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Michael Meyers
January 12, 2011 (Updated: August 12, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Essai, Essai, Again, Please

Blanche Traditionelle Essai #4 Color Flawless clarity, very bright. Look hard and critically, and it has the very, very, very slightest tint of gold, however, nearly...

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Michael Meyers
November 29, 2010 (Updated: June 18, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Starry, "Starry" Night

Color Perfectly clear and bright with the ever so slightest gold tint, however, nearly colorless. Louched, a fairly opaque white with a slight golden undertone and some light bluish-grey...

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Michael Meyers
November 01, 2010 (Updated: June 18, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
"Berthe" Of The Cool

OK, for the second time, I've decided to post reviews of two sibling absinthes, completed the same day, tasting each side by side. This review and the review of the...

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Michael Meyers
November 01, 2010 (Updated: June 18, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Polly Want A... Perroquet!

OK, for the second time, I've decided to post reviews of two sibling absinthes, completed the same day, tasting each side by side. This review and the review of the...

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Michael Meyers
February 16, 2010 (Updated: June 18, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Subtle Seduction From The Valle d'Awesome

Color Very clear amber with caramel tinges and glints of peridot at the edges. Although the dose poured is perfectly clear and bright, I can get only one pour...

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Michael Meyers
November 22, 2009 (Updated: June 18, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Hard Charging Ride On The Absinth Autobahn

Color Unlouched, a very pretty light peridot with nice amber/gold highlights. Louched, an opaque milky amber with slight bluish highlights at the edges and meniscus. Louche...

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Michael Meyers
May 18, 2009 (Updated: June 18, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
5.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Girl Power, Pontarlier Style

Color Unlouched, a good level of medium green with slight amber highlights. Crystal clarity in the dose, the bottles have the slightest "silty" sediment on the bottom. ...

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Michael Meyers
May 18, 2009 (Updated: June 19, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Respect For Tradition, Spirited Creativity

Color Unlouched, light medium peridot. Crystal clarity in the dose, the bottles have the slightest "silty" sediment on the bottom. The color was an absolutely beautiful...

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Michael Meyers
May 16, 2009 (Updated: June 19, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
Unique Personality, Subtle Complexity

Color Unlouched, the color is medium amber with slight greenish glints. Reasonably clear, some slight suspended particulate in the dose. The bottom of my bottle is monkey island. Louched,...

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Michael Meyers
May 09, 2009 (Updated: June 19, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
A New Member Of The Top Echelon

Color Neat, the color is a light medium yellow/gold tinged green. Sparkling, flawless clarity and unquestionably natural looking. Louched, the overall tone is that of creamy light celadon with...

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Michael Meyers
April 19, 2009 (Updated: June 08, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
2.2
Appearance 
 
2.0
Louche 
 
3.0
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.0
Overall 
 
2.0
Traditional Absinthe
It Doesn't Need To Be This Way

Color Unlouched, it's really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really green. You know, green like the Crayola that says "Green". Green like equal parts primary blue...

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Michael Meyers
April 19, 2009 (Updated: June 19, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Buy Bottle, Open, Drink, Repeat... With New Bottle

Color Unlouched, crystal clear, natural, sparkling medium caramel color with a slight brassy push. Louched, skim-milky butterscotch/caramel with a slight orange push. Some slight gradients to bluish-white at the...

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Michael Meyers
March 03, 2009 (Updated: June 19, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.4
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
4.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Retired Brands
Whispering Sweet Somethings...

Color Unlouched, light medium gold/green. Closer to peridot than most other Matter products I have seen. Sparkling clear. Louched, milky light medium green with yellow, gold, and rose glints,...

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Michael Meyers
February 16, 2009 (Updated: June 19, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Traditional Absinthe
A Blanche Of A Different Color

Color Unlouched, clear with a slight tinge of gold/bronze. It doesn't look tainted, rather a quite high-class tint. Otherwise perfectly clear and free of sediment. Louched, milky white with...

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Michael Meyers
January 31, 2009 (Updated: June 19, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Appearance 
 
4.0
Louche 
 
5.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
5.0
Finish 
 
5.0
Overall 
 
5.0
The Other Side Of The Argument

Color Unlouched, light medium lime green with amber glints. Louched, milky amber/green with really beautiful opalescence... blue, rose, corn-silk at the edges. Maybe a smidge on the lean side...

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Michael Meyers
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