Category: French Absinthe Verte
Product of: France
During the mid-19th century absinthes popularity travelled from France to French speaking Nouvelle-Orléans (New Orleans). Crescent city resident and absinthe expert, Ted Breaux worked with French distillers Combier to create this absinthe designed to mimic those of absinthe’s boom period.
Sampled on 18/09/2012
Clear, pale lime green. With water louches cloudy milky white with faint bluish tint.
Green peppercorn and linseed oil putty influence green anise, fennel kaffir lime leaf, and barky liquorice.
Animated palate with coriander seed, lime oil, fennel and cleansing anise. Hint of naturally sweet liquorice.
Long cleansing coriander seed and anise finish. Lingering liquorice sweetness.
Closure: Natural cork stopper