Screw cap closure. Similar color to that Sour Apple Pucker Liqeur. Glad to see there is still fine craftsmanship out there in our plastic world. La Fée NV Absinthe Verte Bottling Note La Fée's 'Envy' offering, now at 40% abv (as opposed to the lower 38%) and presented in new packaging. Launched in 2000, La Fée was the first traditional absinthe to be commercially produced in France since the 1914-15 ban. The insider’s guide to good drinking. Read more here: Properly preparing a glass of absinthe isn't as complicated as you may think. Review: Buffalo Trace Antique Collection 2020 Edition, Review: Jefferson’s Reserve Very Old Very Small Batch Bourbon (2020), Review: Kirkland Speyside Single Malt 22 Years Old Sherry Cask Finish, Review: Wilderness Trail Distillery Single Barrel Rye, Single Barrel Bourbon Bottled-in-Bond, and Small Batch Bourbon Bottled-in-Bond, The Best Dry Vermouth Roundup – 16 Bottles Tasted, 1 Winner. Pernod. Stir with ice. I loved it. Clearly unacceptable. Must be 21+ to follow. The flavor, however, is not as offensive to me as others reported. This new kid on the U.S. market arrived on our shores only a month ago: La Fée Absinthe Parisienne was the first absinthe to be commercially produced (starting in 1998) since the country’s ban of the spirit in 1915. We can't actually ship La Fée Parisienne Absinthe to you in United States at the moment. Reviewed in the United States on March 23, 2013, These glasses are so much better in person. After a couple of glasses one starts to wonder if the scratchiness isn’t all in one’s head. Your email address will not be published. Absinthe Origins of Vermouth, Newspaper, 1860. Is it worth the, Our friends at Louisville’s Four Gate Whiskey ar, Hey, the world isn’t going to let a global pande, The pandemic mucked with Michter’s release sched, We reviewed the lineup from Kentucky’s Wildernes, Bourbon release season is upon us. The aroma and flavor, however, are the biggest let downs. The aroma is mostly alcohol with a tinge of anise and the flavor starts with anise, is immediately overpowered by alcohol and finishes with a mild burn. Pre louche color: Artificial Green, emerald/ candy-like green. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for La Fee Verte Absinthe Tumbler at Twist lemon peel on top. Color: Fake, bright green. Almost frosty aromatics to this one.Heavy menthol and fennel blast then slightly drying finish. How Long Does Baileys (And Other Cream Liqueurs) Last? It creates a quite sublime, pale and interesting, evocative drink. There’s far less licorice flavor in La Fée than in most other absinthes; here there’s a more herbal, woodsy flavor that dominates the spirit. Caution must be exercised to avoid spilling the flaming liquid or having the glass shatter from the heat. As absinthe goes, I got mad about king of spirits. Czech absinth, which is usually quite different from the French and Swiss varieties in both taste, strength and method of serving (see later in the review). Just as with fine wine, fine absinthe has a whole language and system for evaluation and tasting. Color: Obvious artificial coloration. There are fine absinthes, just like fine wine, whisky, and cognac. Bottle: Tall clear glass with rounded shoulders and heavy decanter type bottom to it (makes for a nice presentation and balance). Required fields are marked *. That information will be held by us in accordance with our Privacy Policy Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. La Fée Absinthe Parisienne is distilled in Paris based on a 19th Century recipe containing wormwood and is the only absinthe authenticated by Marie-Claude Delahaye, founder and curator of the absinthe … Clearly unacceptable. (Can you tell that it was Jake who added this last bit?). It fades with time (and drinking a little water), but it’s still disconcerting. 150 barrels. Appearance: Brilliantly clear, no separation, floaters, pools of oil, etc. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features. Absinthe is an anise-flavored spirit that was originally 136 proof and made with grande wormwood. The color is not unappealing, but definitely fake. Yes, it is artificially colored (and from the looks of it, heavily so) but I understand that for some drinkers, the nuclear green color is part of the appeal of absinthe. They also usually do not contain anise and so do not louche (turn opalescent). At a mind-boggling 136 proof, tasting La Fée straight could send you to the hospital (I tried), but served in the traditional fashion with sugar and cold water it produces a lovely and lasting cloudy louche. and the right amount of dilution (to personal taste-variable) is reached. Get your huntin, Rare Breed has long been one of Wild Turkey’s pr, We previously encountered Maurertown, Virginia-bas, For its latest installment in the twice-a-year Old, Review: Distillerie Vinet-Ege Le Tourment Vert Absinthe, Revisiting Absinthe: Seven Bottlings Re-Sampled, At Last, Someone Has Bottled the Flavor of Smog, » Review: Pernod Absinthe. La Fee Verte: Absinthe in Paris - See 291 traveler reviews, 115 candid photos, and great deals for Paris, France, at Tripadvisor.