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Reviews written by josephlabrecque

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Ordering
July 19, 2013 (Updated: September 13, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
2.5
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
2.5
Aroma 
 
2.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.5
Finish 
 
2.5
Overall 
 
2.5
Traditional Absinthe
Rummy, Rum, Rum

I really, really want to like this absinthe more - but the weaknesses in the current offering are too great to ignore. This is one of the first absinthe's I've...

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josephlabrecque
March 16, 2013 (Updated: October 31, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.5
Aroma 
 
4.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
4.0
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.0
Strange Name - Amazing Absinthe

Color: The bottle I have is a much darker - more yellow/brown color than the greener colors I've seen in photos of this particular brand. It's very pleasant to look...

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josephlabrecque
March 15, 2013 (Updated: September 06, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
2.8
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
2.0
Finish 
 
2.5
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Star Anise Flavor Bomb!

Color: Rather darker than most of the other absinthes I have stocked. Verynice, though - one of the better aspects. Louche: The louche is nice and thick...

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josephlabrecque
January 18, 2013 (Updated: January 17, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
3.5
Aroma 
 
2.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0
An unimposing, yet enjoyable Absinthe

Color: Clear as water. Really nothing much to say about the color :) Louche: A lot of neat little waves and billowing cloudiness at first. It louches...

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josephlabrecque
January 18, 2013 (Updated: September 06, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Appearance 
 
4.5
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
5.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
4.0
Overall 
 
4.5
Best Absinthe in Denver!

Color: A nice green/yellow color. I keep mine in a closed cabinet but imagine sunlight would cause more of the yellow to come out over time. Very pretty to look...

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josephlabrecque
January 18, 2013
Overall rating 
 
0.6
Appearance 
 
0.5
Louche 
 
0.5
Aroma 
 
1.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
0.5
Finish 
 
0.5
Overall 
 
0.5
Faux Absinthe
Not sure what this is... certainly not Absinthe

This was the first "absinth" I ever had. Incredibly expensive and turned out to be artificially colored, non-louching, and simply unappealing in all regards. Stay away from Maktub! ...

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josephlabrecque
January 17, 2013 (Updated: June 25, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Appearance 
 
3.0
Louche 
 
4.0
Aroma 
 
3.0
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.5
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.5
Traditional Absinthe
Finally tried Lucid

UPDATED 06/25/2014: I was buying some wine this week (and always check the absinthes) and noticed the Lucid bottles they had in stock looked odd. It was...

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josephlabrecque
January 15, 2013 (Updated: September 06, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Appearance 
 
3.5
Louche 
 
2.0
Aroma 
 
3.5
Flavor / Mouthfeel 
 
3.0
Finish 
 
3.0
Overall 
 
3.0
Traditional Absinthe
Thicker Louche Desired

Appearance: The coloring is a bit light. This is my second bottle of Trinity and is very close to the first I purchased in June 2012. Louche:...

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