Distiller: Amando Alvarez
Bottler: El Destilado
Brand: El Destilado
ABV: 44.2% ABV
Nose: Wild nose – holy cow. Powerful and acidic, like ammonia, cotton candy, lemonheads and more – in an appealing way. So much fruit and perfume, sweet and citrus / stone fruit forward. Unusually inviting.
Taste: Thin on the palate once more, but far from disappointing. Lots of chalk, lemon, pepper and this chemical essence. So light and crisp, but with so much flavor. Heat grows with time.
Finish: Short finish, a bit less impressive here. Chalk, pepper, apples, pears and lemon.
Overall: Strange, I cant say Ive had anything like it. The nose is just wild, beyond this world. but the palate and finish sort of lend themselves to the mundane. Its the most unique thing Ive drank in some time, but its not blowing my socks off the more I sit with it.
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