Saturday, July 24, 2010

Nocino, the verdict

A year ago today, Simone and I picked a bunch of walnuts to make Nocino. All I'd read said that you should wait 3 or even 6 months to taste it, and around Christmas time I tasted it and found it a bit disappointing. It was kind of bitter, sweet enough, but just not very tasty.

In the past I'd made some lemon liqueur that tasted bitter and generally unpleasant. A year later it ended up very smooth and bright. Turns out, age can help liqueur a lot. So I put the liqueur back in the cupboard and waited.

A few weeks ago I took a sip and it was pretty good! I think it'll be awesome over some ice cream.

If you stop by the house, you should have a taste.

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