The color was clear. It was surprisingly aromatic on the nose, with leather, toasted coconut, and an impressive amount of herbs, particularly sage and marjoram, coming through, not at all overwhelmed by the alcohol. Flavors were very different from the nose. There was no hiding the agave as the base flavor, with plenty of smoke, but it also had loads of butterscotch and white pepper. It was very smooth, with no harsh alcohol burn, and a pleasant slightly thick mouth feel. Highly recommended.