Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared by Captain Cougar. Thanks! Pours a clear dark amber color. Dark aroma with notes of honey, sherry and wood. The taste is intensely sweet honey, raisin, sherry, citrus and a slight medicinal note. Full bodied.
oteyj (2124) - New Hampshire, USA - JUN 3, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Murky brown pour with no head. Big darkfruit and sherry notes with huge toffee and caramel in the flavor. Medium body with a syrupy finish.
GT2 (7108) - Riverslime, California, USA - JUN 3, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750mL thanks to CaptainCougar. Clear amber. Small to weak legs. Nose is starchy, sweet, red fruits. Taste is mega sweet with lemon and grape drank. A little too sweet for me. Thinner, flat soda palate.
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jonno (2014) - JAPAN - MAY 25, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2013 Soft well rounded mead. Medium bodied. Dark yellow. Softish honey yeast nose. Some blackcurrant followed by the honey. Easy drinking for the ABV.
hirigalzkar (2015) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Not as thick and smooth as the jadigwa, otherwise quite similar. Sweet, flowery, fruity.
omhper (18366) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Clear amber, no head. Caramelly and super sweet with full body and viscous mouthfeel. Ripe fruits and caramel. loads of sugar gives and aggressive sweetness. Intense, but sugar takes over in the finish.
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1122) - FINLAND - FEB 25, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml bottle. Clear amber colour. Honey with spices, raisin and dried fruits in the aroma. Flavour is very sweet honey, spices, raisin, dried fruits and some alcohol. Quite smooth and full-bodied. Alcohol in the finish. Very sweet but also tasty.
visionthing (2099) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
0.25l bottle from Katowice Airport. Pours deep golden with no head. Aroma of sweet honey. Floral tones and some spices. Very sweet with a long lasting aftertaste. Nice!
LoFi (1443) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Reddish brown, thick liquid with legs.
Aroma: raisins, berries, madeira.
Taste: sweet, honey, raisins and dried fruits, berries, warming.
Thick and oily.
markwise (4098) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 13, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Leukens. Pours a still deep copper/ amber. Nose is deep, earthy honey like a honeycomb, currants, alcohol, and spices. Flavor is similar with earthy honey all over it, currants, and alcohol. Medium to full in body for a mead, and very awesome overall.