Durian XO has a strong alcoholic taste and more bitter. The pungent smell of this durian also signifies how good the durian is – the more pungent the better. The alcohol taste comes from the long period of fermentation of the durian in the shell, thus it was named after an alcoholic drink. It has a strong, bitter, and alcohol taste which is totally different from the pale color of the flesh.
Taste = Bitter and comes with alcohol taste