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Dec 13, 2008 08:29 AM

Anyone tried Lucid Absinthe?

Has anyone tried Lucid Absinthe? I can get a bottle for about $50-$60 at my local liquor store but I don't know if I want to get the whole bottle without knowing if it's any good or not.

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  1. Lucid is a good product, not great. I prefer K├╝bler, a Swiss absinthe blanche with a richer, more complex flavor (to my palate, anyway).

    1. Find a bar and try it there -- that will cost you $8-12 . . . if you like it, THEN buy the bottle!

      1. I found it to be just OK. It's not terrible but it's not noteworthy either. Unfortunately our options for this spirit are pretty limited so if it's the only one available and you're not willing to take the risk on ordering overseas ( , I'd give er a whirl. I bought one bottle and I along with one other friend drank all but perhaps two ounces of it one night. Those two ounces are still in the bottle and this is interesting because booze, any kind, disappears in my house quickly.

        1. Isn't Lucid just flavored while Kubler is actually legit Absinthe?

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            1. re: zin1953

              Do you mean that they are both legitimate Absinthe?

          1. Howdy:

            I have not tried that but really enjoy St. George Spirit's Absinthe. They have a cool little movie about it-

            Best regards, tony