Forthave Spirits Mithradates VI
Forthave Spirits Mithradates VI is a uniquely crafted amaro, produced by the innovative Forthave Spirits based in Brooklyn, New York. Named after Mithradates VI, the ancient king famed for his interest in herbalism and potions, this amaro is a nod to both history and the art of botanical spirits. Forthave Spirits has created an amaro that is complex, intriguing, and beautifully balanced, offering a modern take on this traditional Italian herbal liqueur.
Nose: The aroma is deep and aromatic, with an intriguing blend of herbs, spices, and botanicals. It opens with notes of cinnamon and clove, followed by a symphony of herbal and floral scents, including hints of rosemary, lavender, and a touch of citrus. The bouquet is both inviting and mysterious, setting the stage for the flavors to unfold.
Palate: On the palate, Mithradates VI reveals a harmonious and rich tapestry of flavors. The taste is a perfect balance of bitter and sweet, with the warmth of spices like cinnamon and nutmeg mingling with a medley of herbal notes. Undertones of dark fruit, like cherries and figs, add depth and sweetness, while a hint of citrus provides a refreshing lift.
Finish: The finish is long, smooth, and lingering. It leaves a satisfying blend of herbal bitterness and sweet spiciness, along with a subtle earthiness that adds to its complexity. This finish makes the amaro both memorable and versatile.
Forthave Spirits Mithradates VI is more than just an amaro; it's an exploration of herbal and botanical flavors. Ideal for sipping neat, over ice, or as a key ingredient in a variety of cocktails, this amaro is perfect for those who appreciate a complex, botanical-driven spirit. Its intricate blend of flavors makes it a fantastic choice for both classic and innovative cocktail creations.