Fruity, this absinthe is very refreshing. Probably the best, considering the quality price ratio. Read the whole description
With England and Andora, Spain is part of the rare countries to have never suffered of the forbidding to produce absinthe.
The production of Philippe Lasala absinthe started before the spanish civil war (1936-1939). It is still produced according to the same recipe.
- First, savour Lasala with half a piece of sugar. Then, accordng to your taste, add more or less.
- For one measure of absinthe (3cl), add 2 to 5 measures of fresh water.
By billlee2330 CaseyAdded on the : 25/09/2014
This is honestly the most refreshing absinthe I've tasted. It does contain some citrus taste which in my opinion is a lovely addition. Indeed it has relatively less alcohol that some absinthes, but still after two glasses you can really notice the alcohol that is in there. One of my favorites.
By Rc1965Added on the : 28/02/2014
Lovely product. My customers were impressed.
Quick delivery. Thanks very much.
By Tigerman82Added on the : 18/10/2013
Very affordable and comes in 1 litre bottle which is great. I used this to make absinthe cocktails and also to drink straight up. For cocktail use, I'd say the anise flavour is a bit too strong and will slightly dominate the taste of the drink. On the other hand, it's clearly better than some of the 1-star absinthes I've tasted. Taken straight up, the taste is great and reminds me of a brand of Turkish Raki.
By Cornell MercerAdded on the : 26/07/2013
This represents astonishing value for money when one considers the amount you get for the price and the decent quality of the stuff. It's more complex than I imagined with subtle hints of peppery spice to complement the blithe citrus undertones. There's a pleasing kick of anise but it's not crude and it won't blow the back of your head off.
I'd happily buy this again and would recommend it as an everyday absinthe that's gentle on the purse.
By HaymarketAdded on the : 04/07/2013
Not crazy about this Spanish absinthe. It's a mixed essence and therefore to me is lower quality. It's decent enough for using in mixing cocktails and is a nice low proof, low price option for a beginner.
By sixthecatAdded on the : 07/12/2012
Okay, so it breaks all the absinthe rules, but if you fill a glass with ice, pour an ounce of Lasala, and then top it with some ice cold cream soda, you got one heck of a delicious beverage. How many nights have I enjoyed this creation? I cannot count, but I enjoyed them all.
Also if you mix an ounce of Lasala with an ounce of brandy, shake it in ice, and pour. We call it a 'Gilgamesh.' Excellent little shooter that you might want to sip.
Lasala seems to taste best the colder you serve it.
By BenAdded on the : 28/11/2012
Excellent value, low in alcohol but nice and refreshing. Nice if you want something light before or after a meal.
By Gerard WAdded on the : 20/09/2012
Lightly citrusy, clean, smooth and best of all shockingly inexpensive. Philippe Lasala is an excellent starting point for the beginning absintheur.
By AndreaAdded on the : 27/02/2012
Love this absinthe for the price its great value for money. Really nice (tasty) and easy to drink especially for a new absinthe drinker like myself.
By New AbsintheurAdded on the : 21/11/2011
I liked Lasala Absinthe. It's very refreshing and those lemony notes make it an ideal companion while having a light dinner with your friends. Nice Spanish absinthe, distilled its better.
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