Now ... I have to say I was a bit skeptical after opening the bottle and taking a whiff .... HOLY CATS!!!!!! This things got a bite to it. I guess at 72 percent, it should have a healthy alcohol smell to it. It's got a nice green color to it, similar to NS 70 ... I poured an ounce and a half into my glass and did a slow drip with a Mickey Mouse sugar cube. I stopped it at 3:1.
The smell was really nice, the alcohol sting when straight was gone, and mellowed into a nice, fresh smell ... not floral, but more herbal. My first sip really wasn't what I was expecting at all ... I thought it was going to bite me back, but instead, it was a warm, pleasant and inviting. This stuff definitely is best enjoyed ice cold, for sure. A couple of ice cubes wouldn't kill it, either.
It's not for the faint of heart, but it shouldn't scare off anyone.
Edited by DGLeadbetter, 17 March 2004 - 07:13 PM.