Luzhou Lujiao Tequ

This is a really delicious baijiu, with a strong flavor profile and lots of balance. It’s sweet without being saccharine, horsey without excessive barnyard tang.  There’s a burst of big flavor on your tongue, and the alcohol burn happens at the end – and even that is relatively muted.

Luzhou Laojiao is one of the big brands, and their experience and quality really shows here.  Look out for their lower-end versions too, which are also excellent.

Buy it: I found it at China Place Liquor City in Chicago, which has a great selection but is fairly pricey. Where else can it be found? Feel free to contribute in the comments.

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Luzhou Lujiao Tequ






    (September 14, 2018 - 11:09 pm)



    This one is sharp, fruity, unpleasant in the nose. 2
    palate: mellow 7
    finish: unpleasant sharp taste comes back: 3
    overall: 7

    I would enjoy drinking this more if I didn’t smell it!

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