La Fée de la Rade
Average Score: 61
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Country of Origin: Switzerland
Alcohol Level: 53 %
Reviewed by absinthist 9/15/2008
COLOR BEFORE WATER 2/10
The lightest coloured absinthe I have ever seen. The herbs had contact with the distillate for a split of seconds.
LOUCHE ACTION 4/10
Same louche action as with previous verte from Wanner.
COLOR AFTER WATER 3/10
This is white, mesdames et messieurs, le plus blanc d'argent!
Here again, a surpise, very inviting and nice, no trace of funkiness or something skrewed.
Delicate. Not too cloying.
Better than in La Fée Verte. Bolder, wormwood is there, pontica, I am detecting Roman chamomile in the finish. The finish is pleasant.
OVERALL IMPRESSION 6/10
Both products from Wanner are a new dimension of Swiss extraits, La Fée de la Rade needs some improvements and it is about to be very original absinthe.
absinthist scores La Fée de la Rade from René Wanner (verte) 61 out of 100