Bently Heritage’s Nevada-based operation makes vodka, gin, and liqueurs, together with a chocolate version and this espresso flavored providing, constructed from Magpie Roaster’s Pica Pica espresso infused into Bently’s Source One Vodka base. It’s infused with natural cane sugar and a twist of lemon — the latter of which you’ll be able to positively style on the surprisingly fruity palate.
Earlier than we get there, although, let’s discuss aromatics, which steadiness mild-roast espresso beans with mild sweetness and a few bitter citrus peel. It’s not as intense with pure espresso aromas as you’ll discover in lots of competing espresso liqueurs, although that’s not essentially a detrimental, because it permits for extra nuance to enter the combo. The palate is comparable in tone, the espresso character fading considerably because it mellows in glass, letting the lemon peel present extra clearly on the brighter end. Not as overtly boozy because the chocolate liqueur expression, both.
B+ / $30 (375ml) / bentlyheritage.com