A recreation of the famous C.F. Berger Absinthe from Couvet, Switzerland. Unavailable to the world after the Swiss ban of absinthe in 1910, until a well preserved case of this spirit was discovered and used by Jade Liqueurs to resurrect it.
We tasted C.F. Berger® (Verte Suisse 1898) Absinthe Supérieure at Meeting No. 38 on July 29, 2015. We rated it very highly at 3.31 out of 5. C.F. Berger® (Verte Suisse 1898) Absinthe Supérieure ranks 6th overall in Other. At a street price of $110, this spirit is on the pricier side given the our rating of it.
Jason A. • 7/29/2015 • 4.0
Aggressively bitter, bordering on unpleasant. Once it's diluted the spirit opens up and transforms. More sweetness comes out and the herbs take over.
Chelsea • 7/29/2015 • 3.5
Having my sound of music moment climbing the Swiss alps
Justin • 7/29/2015 • 3.5
A complex nose, medicinal and herbal. Slight combination of bitterness and sweetness. Water turns this into a everyday drinker.
Michael • 7/29/2015 • 2.5
A bit sour and medicinal.
Meru • 7/29/2015
Dill, green spice, brine, like anise pickle juice; after adding water gets a creamy character to the nose; creamy pleasant taste, bitterness at the back of the tongue on both sides
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