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Pernod now in Japan

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Quidam (Artemis)
Absinthe Mafia
Username: Artemis

Post Number: 718
Registered: 10-2000

Posted on Tuesday, April 15, 2003 - 4:57 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

Assuming that's Pernod "Absinthe" (I can't make out the picture), I would say the jury is still out.

I've tasted it - the flavor balance isn't very good; it has a licorice tone. Wormwood certainly doesn't jump out at you as does in obvious absinthes.

I didn't drink enough of it to tell if it has a good "absinthe effect".

Where do you live on Okinawa, Kadena Air Base?
Quelle vie ont eue nos grands-parents
Entre l'absinthe et les grands-messes... ?

ENORMUS DICK (Louched_liver)
Absinthe Mafia
Username: Louched_liver

Post Number: 1394
Registered: 12-2001

Posted on Tuesday, April 15, 2003 - 5:22 am:   Edit PostPrint Post

Not bogus, just not any good.
Where once I was lost, I now come back to pee.
Steve Koslowsky (Skee)
Username: Skee

Post Number: 5
Registered: 8-2002
Posted on Tuesday, April 15, 2003 - 12:06 am:   Edit PostPrint Post

So is the pernod I bought bogus?
compared to the one reviewed in the forum.
and is there any one on Okinawa that drinks real Absinthe besides me?
lautrec (Mystical)
Username: Mystical

Post Number: 11
Registered: 4-2003

Posted on Monday, April 14, 2003 - 7:02 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

There's also another site in almost complete japanese that advertises the sale of the isuisse la bleues, you really have to dig for it through google though, don't remember the URL...don't know what it says either as I don't have japanese translation on my browser.
Bob (I_b_puffin)
le Vicomte
Username: I_b_puffin

Post Number: 91
Registered: 4-2002
Posted on Monday, April 14, 2003 - 5:44 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

They also mention its thujone content if anyone is interested.
"Up to 10 milligrams of wormwood per liter are allowable under current European regulations, but the Pernod product of today has only two milligrams,"

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