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Kinmen

Kinmen
Kaoliang Platinum Dragon Liquor

Category: Baijiu

Date Tasted:
Country: Taiwan
Alcohol: 58%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended

Kinmen
Kaoliang Platinum Dragon Liquor

Category: Baijiu

Date Tasted:
Country: Taiwan
Alcohol: 58%
Brilliant clear color. Aromas of caramel rice cereal, habeñero pepper jack, copier ink and turpentine wood, and pickled cruciform vegetables with a medium body and a peppery, complex, very long caramelized nuts and tropical fruits, white chocolate mint, and wet stone finish. A punchy and flavor-packed baijiu with a great long finish.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Complex, Spicy, Spirity & Rich
Aroma Aroma: caramel rice cereal, habeñero pepper jack, copier ink and turpentine wood, and pickled cruciform vegetables
Taste Flavor: caramelized nuts and tropical fruits, white chocolate mint, and wet stone
Smoothness Smoothness: Peppery
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails and with cigars
Cocktail Cocktails: Ti' Punch, Mint Julep, French Martini
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A punchy and flavor-packed baijiu with a great long finish.

The Producer

Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor Inc.

The Producer
No. 1 Taoyuan Road, Jinning Kinmen County 892
886 -82 325 628

Baijiu

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Serve in a Shot Glass
Baijiu is an distilled spirit from China that is made from sorghum, rice , wheat or barley. ABV is around 20%, but may be higher. Baijiu has a clear appearance and offer a flavor profile with notes ranging from olives and cabbage to red licorice, teriyaki and balsamic. There are several versions of baijiu, as some are stored with pork fat, whole others are made with the addition of spices and herbs.

Baijiu is generally served at room temperature or warm in small cups and served before dinner. It can also be used in cocktails.