Absinthe Reviews

All Absinthe Reviews

Average rating: 7.9/10 (644 votes)

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La Muse Verte Absinthe
John,
Well damn. This is my first time trying Absinthe. I don't like licorice flavor. But for 68% alcohol... This is the best drink ever. Especially when you prepare it the correct way with the sugar cube and ice water. I am a huge fan.
Mansinthe Absinthe
Brainerd,
It's creamy. It's a full, rich, licorice-heavy (anise-heavy) drink. Still, this is the most "smooth" Absinthe I have enjoyed.
Lucid Absinthe Supérieure
Mark,
For a first foray into the world of absinthe I was pleasantly surprised. This goes well over a sugar cube and some precious drops of very cold water.
Mansinthe Absinthe
Tina,
This is a tasty, clean absinthe that doesn’t overpower you with wormwood. My go-to for absinthe. I’ll keep this one stocked.
Grande Absente
Randall,
It is a good starter absinthe. I like it a lot. You get a lot of licorice.
Lucid Absinthe Supérieure
Pete,
Lucid is terrible; this site should not sell it.
Absente Refined
Daniel,
Still contemplating the effects vs. the flavor. Overall, I’d recommend everyone try 👍
La Clandestine Absinthe
Mike,
Wow! Hands down the best absinthe I’ve had. Delicious anise flavoring, sweet bit not TOO sweet as traditional “ceremonies” can make others. Definitely going to keep this one in my cabinet!
Mansinthe Absinthe
Fabian,
Best Absinthe on the market, if you feel “Anti-Christ Super Star” is the pinnacle of Manson’s career then you’ll be a fan of his absinthe. Hands down 100%!
Lucid Absinthe Supérieure
Mr.,
I loved the licorice taste. I drink all my drinks straight up so thats what I did with this one. It also had alittle carmel taste to it but as far as the spleen no taste. LOVED it though.
Absente Refined
Jason,
Wow. I love the warm feeling. Great experience
Mansinthe Absinthe
Fabian,
Smooth like St. George but with a hint of vanilla on the lips for aftertaste. Well done 💯
La Clandestine Absinthe
Todd,
I really dig this. It was my first foray into absinthe. A friend got it from here and I had a small taste and was hooked. To the ones saying it is too sweet to add a sugar cube should read the bottle. They recommend just cold water no sugar. From the taste it is already there. I am now just trying to perfect a local bartenders drink which uses a small bit of absinthe in it. I have had it w/ cold water and cold soda water. I prefer the soda water for the carbonation.
Lucid Absinthe Supérieure
Brainerd,
It's got a very strong licorice/anise tone. It's not as creamy as Mansinthe, but it's got a great licorice taste. I am a power loucher, so I don't do the whole "sugar cube, drip" thing.
Copper & Kings Absinthe Alembic Blanche
Clara,
Very dry absinthe, which isn't bad if you add sugar to it, but there's also a strong smokey/peaty flavor that I wasn't a fan of. Would probably be an ok mixing absinthe.
La Clandestine Absinthe
Robert,
...uh, wow. The flavor is solid yet complex. If you like the licorice of absinthe, you’ll love this.
La Muse Verte Absinthe
Sean,
Knew it would be licorice flavor but thought it would be slight. It is overpowering. If you like black licorice get this. If you don't yuck.
La Clandestine Absinthe
Jamie,
This is my go to absinthe. I've tried at least half a dozen so far and this is the one for me. I prefer the strong, clean flavor of this over some of the others. I was very happy when this one became available for purchase instead of sitting on my wish list.
Mansinthe Absinthe
Chris,
This is the best absinthe I have ever tasted. Smooth, delicious! Kudos Mr Manson!
La Clandestine Absinthe
Scott,
I suppose this is nice if you like such a heavy blast of mystique (and anise). The bitterness of the wormwood comes thru initially on the tip of your tongue, followed by an almost cloying sweetness of anise. I can’t imagine pouring this over a sugar cube. I can’t say I’m a fan of the legendary drink, but it is interesting experience.
Mansinthe Absinthe
Brainerd,
Very smooth, almost creamy (in a good way) absinthe with a brilliant mouth-feel.
St. George Absinthe Verte
Jessica,
Love that this absinthe is more floral and easier to imbibe than most absinthes.
St. George Absinthe Verte
Thomas,
Thoroughly disappointed. I thought i would enjoy absinthe. But one taste made me gag. Then i tried it with the water and sugar. Couldn't get past the first sip. My mom and her friends enjoy absinthe, so, at least it was enjoyed.
St. George Absinthe Verte
Derek,
Best absinthe in my opinion. Floral forward with anise and light tannin on the finish. I find best if left to age up to 7 years. I forgot about a bottle only to find it had matured into something else. Less floral at the beginning with hints of almond and appercot then fennel and a softened anise. Very smooth while still preserving it's bite.
Corsair Red Absinthe
Jamie,
I enjoy this both straight and with a splash of water. Strong flavor but mellow at the same time. Smooth might be a better word, at least as far as Absinthe goes.
La Clandestine Absinthe
Roger,
The thing about absinthe is a technique to enjoy it best. some call them ceremonies but all it boils down to is dripping absinthe over a spoon with sugar on it into glass of water.
Mansinthe Absinthe
Rick,
Great absinthe. Wormwood and licorice come through nicely. No gimmicks with this one. I plan on ordering more.
La Clandestine Absinthe
Oliver,
Tastes like fennel seed candies from Indian restaurants.
Mansinthe Absinthe
Dillon,
Love it
Corsair Red Absinthe
Kynthia,
Before ordering, ask your self "Do I love Absinthe, or am I merely a lost tourist". If you are the latter, you may wish to give this one a pass. No, the whole hallucination bit is way overblown, don't expect it. And you probably won't make out with your own sister in an east European nightclub, either, unless you're already into that, then, well, you need therapy, not a drink. Beware, this red fairy has a bite that can make a sane boy slap his momma. Of course, the licorice flavor absinthe addicts (like yours truly, gentle reader) live for, but then magic happens, magic ! Hibsiscus surrounds the senses and slowly the delicate flavor, although surprising in its intensity, of orange blossoms happens. Amazing shift in primary, secondary and tertiary notes. For a taster, this is an E ticket ride in old Disney land, well worth the long line to get in. Distinguishing notes is going to take a few sips, maybe a second glass, whatever floats your Pinta, Chris. Okay, drinking it right. Such a lovely Orange Amber louche, pearl orange you may call it. The aroma drifts around you (I should shut off that ceiling fan but even that cannot defeat the florals) I would wear this as perfume, were it not a sin to waste such a wonderful drink on such base uses. If you love absinthe, and feel a little "Anthony Bourdain" in your search for something out of The ordinary, here it is. Worth every single penny and then some.
La Muse Verte Absinthe
John,
Strong aroma/taste of Licorice, overwhelming at first. Smooth and sweet taste that lingers long after drinking.
Mansinthe Absinthe
Sarah,
It was ok. Not my favorite but it was ok
St. George Absinthe Verte
Jesse,
About the best Absinthe I've ever had. Perfect with an ice cube.
Mansinthe Absinthe
Chris,
Outstanding Absinthe - surprisingly good.
Mansinthe Absinthe
Tristan,
Definitely a quality Absinthe. If you want something that won’t give you a headache after your first sip (with some assembly required), this is a must.
Mansinthe Absinthe
Scott,
My new absolute favorite Absinthe. Mixed traditionally - with a touch of sugar and water over ice, it delivers the flavor I'm looking for in absinthe. I'm going to try mixing it with other things like Champagne for good measure, but I've never had a better Absinthe... Though I'll admit I've only had six or seven other brands.
La Clandestine Absinthe
Kurt,
This was my first taste of Absinthe and I had no idea what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised. I'm not a real fan of licorice but found this to be a very pleasant sipping drink.
La Clandestine Absinthe
Shant,
Based on the description and all the positive reviews, I was expecting a superb spirit, but after tasting it myself and retasting, I find myself at a loss. The licorice flavor is too strong, giving it a jagermeister-esque flavor profile. I added water to enhance the flavor, which resulted in a cool chemical reaction and a subdued licorice flavor. However, it still wasn't to my liking.
La Clandestine Absinthe
Anthony,
This is my first Absinthe and I must say I was pleasantly surprised. Big licorice up front with a long finish sweet at first with floral and licorice becoming the predominate flavor. Definitely will be adding to the home bar.
Mansinthe Absinthe
Donald,
Very different flavor but quite good. The process of sugar and cold water combined with the absinthe adds to the experience. I will likely have this in my home bar regularly.
Mansinthe Absinthe
Mark,
Very earthy, need to learn the tricks and trades of absinthe
La Muse Verte Absinthe
Chris,
Licorice and lemon peel were noted. I’m not very savvy when it comes to exotic things like lamb spleen, so I if it’s in there too, I don’t know what it tastes like to notice
La Clandestine Absinthe
Jamie,
My first taste of absinthe. The proof made me nervous about it but it was very smooth with great flavor. I sampled it straight and had no need to mix anything in.
Two Birds Absinthe
Antti,
is a good semi-sweet herbal apéritif / cordial
Mansinthe Absinthe
Antti,
is a very good concentrated herbal aperitif / cordial made without presweetening or artificial flavorings, vermouth & herbs create complexity, demanding dilution, releasing uninviting aromas & an intense finish. Great for complex cocktails in which herbal dominance is required.
Adnams Absinthe Verte
Antti,
is a very good elegant aperitif / cordial
La Clandestine Absinthe
Ben,
Smooth
La Clandestine Absinthe
Hansen,
sweet smelling, sweet tasting late night drink for after late supper, definitely something to keep in the bar, great absinthe aroma, unexpected taste of absinthe
La Clandestine Absinthe
Brady,
I enjoyed this absinthe very much. No sugar needed. Very potent, used about a 2:3 water/spirit ratio. Simply blissful. Bright milky color. One of the better absinthes I've had the pleasure to experience.
La Clandestine Absinthe
Antti,
A classic semi-sweet, herbal, aperitif / cordial, with a long & harmonious finish.