Liqueur - Spices-Essences

Skinos Mastiha Spirit Liqueur

From: Greece Liquor Review Category: Spices-Essences Liqueur

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Tier 2
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San Francisco World Spirits Competition

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  • 2013
  • 2015

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Skinos Mastiha Spirit regards itself as the "truly Mediterranean spirit." The spirit has its founding in 10th century BCE as a Greek cure for intestinal problems and breath freshening. It was known as Mastiha and later referred to as skinos. Mastiha is actually the resin from a particular tree that is obtained by pricking the bark and collecting the sap as it runs out...

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This bottle has 3 ratings and 3 reviews.
EK EK (3)
Rating: 5.0 (2016-10-19)
this tastes like the smell of childhood....picking the honeysuckle off of the barn that my white baby bunnies lived in. smells like oolagah, oklahoma!
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Irishman Irishman (308)
Rating: 5.0 (2012-03-09)
I'm in love with this one. Strong hint of grass in the aroma and very crisp and clean finish.
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Phizbin Phizbin (351)
Rating: 5.0 (2012-01-11)
This was so weird, I had to buy it... buying it, the nose is like a plant. No disguising that. Go out and smell mowed grass and you smell Skinos. But the taste is pretty good. It's herbal and sweet and pretty good. Then I mixed it in a Skinos Sour with fresh lemon juice and dash of bitters and it was outstanding. The world's most perfect hair of the dog drink this could easily replace the Mimosa. Highly, highly recommended.
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