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Brewed by Spółdzielnia Pszczelarska Apis
Style: Mead
Lublin, Poland

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RATINGS: 523   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
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It has very rich specific fragrance due to the addition of raspberries and wild rose to nectar honey.

1 litre of Półtorak style mead contains 720 g of natural honey. By comparison, the Dwojniak style of mead contains 610g/L of honey; the Trojniak contains 420g/L and the Czworniak contains 320g/L.

Półtorak mead matures for several years to achieve full clarity. In time its rich aroma hides a high content of alcohol (16%) and acidity forming the finest liquor there is.



4.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Staffan47 (880) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2013
Har länge gått och tänkt på den här när jag ser att den dyker upp på SBWF 2013. Äntligen! Ber naturligtvis om ett smakprov. Doften är otippat knuten. Inte mycket spännande där alls. Och det är nog på grund av detta som jag blir helt chockad. När jag tar förska klunken blir det som att gå en boxningsmatch mot Mike Tyson helt oförberedd. Pang! En total explosion av smaker bombarderar gommen och jag stapplar några sten bakåt. Underbar ljuv sötma men smaker av honung, nektar och Sauternesvin. En sån här flaska lär ju räcka ett tag. Lagom att dela på hundra pers typ. Eftersmaken är enormt lång och den skulle lätt kunna stå på egna ben som en efterrätt ensam. Men i en snygg kombination kan det säkert vara helt magiskt.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (3487) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2013
thnx to mikkeller crew @ bbf 13 pours amber, smell is pretty boozy . very sweet, very full and boozy . very much oak . nice !

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
thorongil2 (1297) - , Ontario, CANADA - SEP 22, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2013 (bottle - cellared for 10 years ) clear orange amber colour; aroma of honey, alcohol; thick palate; rich flavour, surprisingly vigorous acidity balances the sweetness, long medium sweet finish; very nice

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
michaelinwa (602) - Bothell, Washington, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear, slightly copper-ish brown. Has a substantial aroma sweet, sweet honey, ripe berries, and alcohol. Flavor is first and foremost sweet, and it comes close to obscuring any other flavor in it. In the background is super-sweet, ripe fruit, perhaps its raspberry, but it has so much trouble competing with the honey I find it it hard to tell. Through the entire experience is a very noticeable alcohol burn, but for me it doesn’t detract. Interesting to try, but only something to sip in very small quantities.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (6737) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 24, 2013
750mL bottle, sent from pantanap (thanks a lot, Kan), pours a dark ruby red with no head. Aroma brings out loads of honey and raspberries, with liqueur and booze. Flavour is crazy decadent, with a ridiculous amount of honey absolutely dominating everything, followed by raspberries, and moderate alcohol but well-hidden. Insanely sweet, well beyond cloying level, though it is still decadent as hell. The booze is well-hidden, as the sweetness overtakes everything. Syrupy viscosity, not that far off from maple syrup or something similar. Too sweet for me, but I recognize the quality of this. Drinkable in extremely small quantities.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
WillRunForBeer (731) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Beautiful thick dark amber that leaves legs all over the glass. Aromas of honey, rose, raisin and raspberry. Tastes like it smells, with a deep delicious sweet raisin flavor, like you would get in a world class ice wine. Just enough cirtic acidity to keep it from being cloying. Alcohol is well hidden. This is the best commercial sweet mead I have tasted.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
48FanInCali (730) - California, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Bottle shared at a Bruery event in 2011. Thick gold pour with not a lick of head. Nose is honey, vanilla, and orange blossoms. Taste follows the nose with a bit of vanilla. Super thick mouthfeel. This stuff tastes amazing but smart to enjoy at the end of a session. Too sweet to follow with anything else. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aniela (2414) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle. Deep amber mead with no head. Honey, sweet aroma. Very sweet and nice honey flavour.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
_angst_ (2880) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Kaj (non-RB). Pours clear goldenish red with no head worth mentioning. Smell is very sweet and slightly fruity with tons of honey, raspberries, rose hips, hay, dry wood, alcohol, raspberry hard candy, vanilla caramel candy, lemon zest, raisins and hints of dried flowers. Taste is extremely overwhelmingly sweet with craploads of honey, raspberries, dried rose hips, hay, dry wood, alcohol, raisins, dates and assorted vanilla and red fruit based candies. Mouthfeel is sticky sweet, silky, oily, very tiny fruity tart and full bodied. Finish is sweet sweet sweet with raspberries, dried rosehips, dry wood, raisins and tons of high quality honey. Intensely sweet, deceiving and extremely tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4091) - SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle tnx to Kaj. Pours beautiful clear amber redish. Aroma is fullbodied sweet raisins rosenips raspberry fruity honey. Flavor is as aroma, smooth sweet and so good.


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