"Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business."
The nose unveils notes of praline, smoked barbecue sauce, and hints of gentle berry jam concealed behind earthy peat. In the midst, there’s a subtle touch of oak char, and at the base, a faint whisper of coastal breeze.
The palate combines peat, sweetness, and creaminess in an intricate balance. It greets me with a soft landing, akin to grilled meat seasoned with chili, pepper, cloves, star anise, and ginger, all drizzled with maple syrup. A touch of rye bread and oak char adds depth, while the initial sweetness, though somewhat synthetic, is aptly balanced by the peat and spices. A hint of smoked applewood lingers.