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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A sparkling session mead made with honey, blackberry, clove and orange zest.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (4375) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2014
Tap sample at CBC 2014. Clear deep purple body, small white head, really nice looking. Nose is blackberries, honey, clove, hints of pepper. Taste is blackberries, honey and hints of clove and citrus. 6 Light body, medium carbonation. Nice enough, but nothing spectacular.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pumpmaster (1194) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - MAY 20, 2014
5oo ml bottle purchased at Total Wine Pembroke Pines, FL for $8.99 Not bad but too much clove.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mnoud (290) - Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA - MAY 20, 2014
2014.05.20 - B Nektar Black Fang - on tap at Always Rons. Pours dark red but translucent, kind of like a raspberry juice color. Slight fizzy ring around the edge. Aroma is mostly the clove. Taste is more the raspberry, but it is excellently balanced by the clove. It comes off almost like a black cherry sort of thing, Clove is obvious but not overpowering, good balance. 7/3/8/3/15

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29989) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2014
Draft. A red mead with a beige head. The aroma has notes of cloves, honey, and black berries. The flavor is sweet with notes of honey, cloves, and black berries, leading to a dry finish. Different, but not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18184) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2014
Draft @ CBC 2014. Pours a red color with a small fast disappearing white head. Has a fruity spicy blackberry aroma. Fruity spicy blackberry honey flavor. Has a fruity sweetish spicy blackberry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (6803) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2014
50 cl bottle.
Pours gorgeous clear ruby red color with no head. Aroma is quite intense with raspberries and blackberries, distant cherries and also some crisp orange zest notes with faint sweet hints of honey. Flavor is also quite raspberry-dominant, blackcurrant, faint caramel, honey and citric fruit notes. Starts sweet but turns dry and somewhat tart quite quickly, lingering raspberry tartness on the aftertaste. Even though the abv is moderately low for a mead, this feels like a slow sipper, there’s just a lot to take in. An excellent dessert delicacy.
5336

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (6534) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 15, 2014
[5/2/14] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration. 2nd session. Nice deep red color with a pink head. Aroma of honey, floral spiciness and berries. Sweet flavor, a bit sourish, with honey and berries. Medium-bodied. Really nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10592) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2014
Draught CBC 2014. Reddish coloured. Dense off white head. Aroma. Marzipan, spice, blueberry, honey, orange. Flavour. Blackberry, spice, sweetness, honey. Medium to full bodied. Ends spiced and full of honey.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OPIE788 (337) - Ohio, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle. Ruby red color with no head. Aroma has lots of clove, orange and berry blended nicely. The flavor is mostly tart blackberry rounded out with clove and some of the orange in the background. I like clove so I dug this. If you hate clove you probably wont like it

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
1FastSTi (3341) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Pours to a glowing ruby liquid blackberry colored body with a creamy thin white head. The aroma is nice with blackberry and clove. The flavor is a sweet blackberry and clove with oranges. The clove is subtle. The mead is very well balanced with sweet honey and fruits. Complex. The mead is sweet but not sticky.


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