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Kweichow Moutai

Kweichow Moutai
Legendary China Collection Baijiu

Category: Baijiu

Date Tasted:
Country: China
Alcohol: 53%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$420

Kweichow Moutai
Legendary China Collection Baijiu

Category: Baijiu

Date Tasted:
Country: China
Alcohol: 53%
Clear color. Savory aromas of pickles, tempeh, fish sauce, marinated carrots, and honey-mustard with a satiny, vibrant, sweet-and-sour light-to-medium body and a warming, compelling, medium-length spiced tea with cream, soy glazed peanuts, dark roasted coffee, and fermented honey finish. A balanced Baiju with a full spectrum of sweet, salty, and umami flavors.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: pickles, tempeh, fish sauce, marinated carrots, and honey-mustard
Taste Flavor: spiced tea with cream, soy glazed peanuts, dark roasted coffee, and fermented honey
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Finish Finish: Honeyed
Enjoy Enjoy: with drops of water and neat
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A balanced Baiju with a full spectrum of sweet, salty, and umami flavors.

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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.