Mental Image: C’thulhu Cultists’ Beach Retreat
Tar, charred driftwood, and vanilla bean custard. Camphor and chai spice led into burning lamp oil, sweet red bean desserts, and honeyed pastries. A thick smokey rug pervaded everything else as boozy fudge and Irish cream coffee cocktails came to mind.
Medium bodied and oily with a sharp hit of peat and smoke that parted to reveal bonfires and herbal concoctions. A bit hot and spicy with black peppercorns, tar, fresh asphalt, and salty windswept coastal dunes. Water toned down the aggression and brought forward more fruit and a noticeable sherry influence— with cherries and strawberries covered in caramel and tar.
Lingering asphalt and vanilla bean