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Kinmen

Kinmen
Superior Kaoliang Liquor

Category: Baijiu

Date Tasted:
Country: Taiwan
Alcohol: 58%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Kinmen
Superior Kaoliang Liquor

Category: Baijiu

Date Tasted:
Country: Taiwan
Alcohol: 58%
Brilliant clear color. Aromas and flavors of kimchi and toasted tofu, mineral spirits, anise candy, and marinated garlic with a tannic, vibrant, fruity full body and a hot, long cane stalk, bamboo, grilled citrus, and ginseng pudding finish. A robust, sweet and savory baijiu with a wide range of applications.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spirity & Fruity
Aroma Aroma: kimchi and toasted tofu, mineral spirits, anise candy, and marinated garlic
Taste Flavor: cane stalk, bamboo, grilled citrus, and ginseng pudding
Smoothness Smoothness: Hot
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, on the rocks and with cigars
Cocktail Cocktails: Caipiroska, Corn ‘n’ Oil, French Martini
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A robust, sweet and savory baijiu with a wide range of applications.

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.