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Kuhnhenn Orange Blossom Mead

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This mead was made with the orange blossom honey. A faint smell of citrus can be found in it’s bouqet. Two years of aging was required for this traditional style of mead.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (11747) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 24, 2016
Non Beer Trip Beer Trip Rating #67. Keg at the brewery, 3/12/16. Clear pale golden, thin fizzy tan head, good retention. Aroma of strong honey, vanilla, pepper and citrus. The taste is strong orange, honey, toasted malt, lemon, honey. Medium bodied, mild carbonation, mild booze.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rxeight (2573) - Illinois, USA - JAN 21, 2016
First "plain" mead I’ve had, (no fruit). Honey, slight mead boozyness. Slight citrus and orange peel. Very smooth. Decent, and probably as good as a traditional mead can be, but for me these work so much better with some fruit added.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dfonorow (2039) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2015
Pour is pale yellow / slight orange. Aroma and flavor of sweet honey, sweet citrus, and semi-sweet lime. Finish is sweet sugar/honey with a touch of citrus. Very sweet, but good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Swingracex (10) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Great amount of sweetness that is not in the last cloying... Way too crushable to be safe

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (2159) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Bottle from Kuhnhenn. Orange Blossom Mead 12.7%. Poured still clear light yellow. Aroma sweet wine grape skin. Very min carb still med bod. Tastes light sweet yeast dry acidic.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tchaos (428) - New York, USA - MAY 22, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a lightly carbed, clear, pale gold. Aroma is sweet orange blossom and floral notes. Taste is semi-dry orange blossom and wax. Long, dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (5199) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle pour at the source. Pours a clear gold with no sign of carbonation. The aroma has sweet honey, citrus, honeydew, and orange cream. The taste is sweet and fruity. Slick mouthfeel and no carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12674) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle - Sweet flowery honey. Clear pale yellow. Sweet flower, with a touch of acidity to balance. Sweet and flowery, nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (3014) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle acquired via trade with punkrkr27! Soft, mild, and semi-sweet. Faint citrus, juicy tangerine, perhaps a little peach. Somewhat floral...again subtle. A little watery for the style but it is kind of nice to not have something that is terribly sticky and syrupy. Quite drinkable, although the 13% is sneaky. Not a favorite but interesting.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
48FanInCali (848) - California, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Bottle. Chardonnay color pour. Nose is honey, orange, grapes, and citrus zest. Taste is sweet with honey, faint cloves, orange, grapes, and maybe a very subtle hint of lemon. Light on the palate. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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