The nose is slightly musty / wet cement The agave is there and then it turns hot. It has a spicy & vegetal finish. This could do well in an agave forward cocktail based on its strength of flavors. I’m sampling a 50ml bottle.
Nose: Light Agave and some baking spices. Sweetness from cooked agave and French oak. Highland Fruity / Floral Notes Taste: Baking Spices right up front then some cooked agave and French Oak sweetness. The alcohol provides a pleasant tingle with a nice pepper finish. This is a nice Reposado that’s a good balance of spice and sweetness with a nice finish.
I had to pour this out after a couple of small sips. I honestly thought the Adictivo was better overall.
A slight funk on the nose blows off after a few minutes. The mid palate has all of the agave characteristics. Also some chocolate notes. The finish is a bit hot. And left me disappointed. It’s called the Bad Stuff, so they may have set the bar low. It’s very drinkable, but in this tasting, I was a bit surprised it couldn’t score higher. I will retaste again.
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