Tag Archives: mixed aroma

300 shots recommends

A condensed list of recommendations for your your baijiu enjoyment. Click the links for full reviews by category. Enjoy! Strong aroma: Guojiao 1573 国窖1573 by Luzhou Laojiao 泸州老窖 (RMB1,300/US$205), Shuijingfang 水井坊 (RMB900/US$140), Jiannanchun 剑南春 (RMB400/US$63), Purfeel 21 (RMB200/US$31), Luzhou Laojiao 泸州老窖 (cheap), Quanxing 全兴 (very cheap) Light aroma: Laobai … Continue reading

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Getting started: mixed aroma

Mixed aroma is classified by most in the industry as one of the five major baijiu categories. But since it’s just made by mixing two or more of the other categories, isn’t it time to admit that there are only … Continue reading

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Liquid swords

Ah, Chengdu in the springtime. The bugs, the humidity, that burnt-tire smelling je ne sais quoi outside my window. I’d been away a while and to celebrate my return, I wanted some quality local spirits. Jiannanchun 剑南春 (South of Sword … Continue reading

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Baijiu basics: What does it stink like?

Last weekend I set off to a friend’s cocktail party. I knew they would have vodka and mixers, but vodka doesn’t help me get any closer to 300 shots, so I came packing a party grenade of Lang Jiu 郎酒. … Continue reading

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