Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Weird controvercy on the tongue

Take a shot glass. 

Pour half part sambuca (I have Luxardo, I guess it's fine). Now you have a component with strong anise taste and a sweet bite as a whole.

Try to layer on top half part of Campari. For some reason (close densities maybe) they don't form a firm border and intermix kind of beautifully. Here you have a bitter punch.

The final taste is very confusing and the sweet and bitter don't really cancel out each other. The after-taste still haunts me, therefore I named it: Follia Italiana or Italian Madness. The only shooter that has puzzled me more so far was the Cement Mixer.

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