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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A sparkling session mead made with honey, blackberry, clove and orange zest.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wisdomsolo (400) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Smells like fall spices. Pours a dark pink with no head. Tastes like clove & citrus with some tartness. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gmellison (411) - Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Pours a dark purple tinged amber. Aroma is really spicy, with cloves and cinnamon. Aroma is mild, spicy, slightly fruity. Mild carbonation. Nice

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SirADNielsen (8960) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Bottle @ Arminís place, courtesy of arminjewell. Thanks! Pours a clear, dark reddish purple appearance with a pink head. Big clove, apple berry, honey, a bit woody, sweet aroma. Spicy clove, vanilla, tree bark, honey, berry, pear flavor. A little too spicy for my taste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6104) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Pour out of 500 mL bottle, dark reddish black pour with thin pinkish head, aroma is spicy with lots of clove, hints of berry, honey, slight orange, lemon hints of cinnamon almost, touch of vanilla. Taste is a mix of lots of orange zest, clove, hints of earth, nice honey, vanilla in there, some slight blackberry in there, finishing fairly sweet, spicy. Interesting for sure,

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radagast83 (4450) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Split a bottle with some friends. Poured a real clear bloody color with a pink head. Aroma was immediately an overwhelmingly strong clove one, but wasnít so overpowering later on. Flavor was nice blackberry notes, with some light orange character, cloves are there.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (2574) - California, USA - OCT 18, 2013
18 oct 2013, bottle. Bright cranberry, clear, no bubbles. Nose is exactly like clove cigarettes. Thin body and mildly fizzy. Tastes of cloves and cranberry juice. Great for what it is. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GandGKevin (919) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Big clove and blackberry notes. The clove was a bit overwhelming at first but it mellowed out after the first sip.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
DoublEE (784) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - OCT 14, 2013
I loved it. I have nothing to compare it to. Clove blast dissipates in blackberry sweetness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (1420) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Pour from 500mL bottle. Just a tiny bit of light pink head to a deep clear purple liquid. Nose is big honey, blackberry and citrus. The clove comes through in the taste more than the smell. Big honey and blackberry in this one. Quite nice!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (1540) - Michigan, USA - OCT 7, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2013 Bottle: didnít take notes during the time of drinking, but I remember this one quite well. Lots of honey, start to finish, with good, almost-tart blackberry and orange notes throughout. Clove hits hard mid-palate and lasts well into the finish. Aftertaste of clove and sweet honey. I like clove, so this didnít bother me. Thought it was quite tasty.


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