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Obsello Absinthe Verte $54.

Hazy forest green color. Rich aromas of anise, saddle soap, orange spice cake, menthol, nuts, and mint tea follow through on soft, silky entry to a dryish medium-full body with accents of dried citrus and wintergreen. Finishes with a long, herbal anise seed and white pepper fade. A big, brawny absinthe. Tasted louched as an absinthe cocktail: Murky, milky green color. Dry oily texture. More hints of nutshell and cocoa. Herbs integrate with the anise and wormwood bitterness becomes more pronounced and astringent.

International Review of Spirits Award: Gold Medal

RATING: 91 points (Exceptional)

CATEGORY: Herb/Spice Liqueur, Liqueur
TASTING LOCATION: In Our Chicago Tasting Room
TASTING DATE: Aug-13-2008
SPIRITS ID: 186102

We have noted the following US importer for this spirit:

Esmeralda Liqueurs

Manhasett NY
Ph. (415) 738-8925

20 ms