if youve been at my house late at night its

If you’ve been at my house late at night, it’s possible (likely?) that I’ve hazed you with baijiu, the chinese distilled spirit that usually tastes like industrial solvents.  I learned to like it - or tolerate it, maybe - in Hong Kong.  But apparently it’s making some kind of headway in the US, and here’s a nice article that’s both an interesting story and a kind of overview of the genre

For locals: I’ve actually got three different kinds of this in my liquor stash right now, thanks to traveling friends.  (This is the latest, thanks Qing! ) 

Tastings available for brave souls!  Get in on the ground floor of the baijiu cocktail craze!