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RATINGS: 207   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A sparkling session mead made with honey, blackberry, clove and orange zest.


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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tillmac62 (338) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - APR 3, 2014
Pours a very dark ruby, almost coagulated blood in color. A small head on a vigorous pour quickly recedes. The nose is of blackberries and light spice (clove). The mouthfeel is light, as it should be, but manages to be smooth and almost slick. The flavor profile is outstanding - complex, but balanced, and bursting in flavor. It begins with a burst of sweet blackberry which rides over a honey sweetness. It then progresses to a bit of tartness over a mild clove. The finish is smooth, yet a bit dry, and leaves you with a lingering flavor that is all encompassing. Outstanding is the only way to describe this 6% sparkling mead.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tchaos (231) - Florida, USA - MAR 20, 2015
500ml bottle. Aroma of heavy spice in the dark red pour. Taste is a good mix of clove, orange, Berry, and honey. Reminds me of a mulled wine.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jahshuwuh (468) - USA - MAR 14, 2015
A dark red wine color, no head. Smells as you would expect, blackberry, orange zest, clove, honey, wax. Light sweet red wine tastes, blackberry, honey. Dry, finishes like a red wine. A decent light mead to have with dinner or after for dessert. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4999) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2015
This poured a dark red to purple with a pinkish head. Aroma was of blackberries, light honey and some spice. Flavor similar, more blackberry forward, pushing on the lines of alcopop but refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drcboehm (87) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Tasted wife’s 12 oz. Glass at the Lodge in Hilton head island. Quite delicious. Made wife happy. Great pick.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (3582) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Kind of tastes like grape juice. Pours cranberry reddish color almost black. No head. Very fruity. Aroma of blackberry. I like. Poured from draft at Mellow Mushroom in Alabama - part of a flight.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
tekneek (1) - - FEB 15, 2015 does not count
Blackberry sets this one off, along with the orange. Very nice wish I could get it locally so I could enjoy it whilst at the house...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (437) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2015
Pours clear dark red with no head. Aromas of blackberry, raspberries, honey, some orange peel-like notes, pear cider, apples. Taste is about the same with some more vinous notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zita (5176) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
light fruit aroma,red, hazy, minimal head, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, fresh fruit finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hansen (7177) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
Dark red coloured and clear. Has a fine, pink head. Spicy, fruity, berry aroma, sweet too. Flavor starts moderate sweet, more berry notes. Light acid. Creamy texture.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 4/20
TheGDBatPan (11) - Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA - JAN 14, 2015
If you like mulled red wines, spicy ciders, or strong Chai tea, and have never found a beer that really appealed to you, do yourself a damn favor and splurge on this. You?ll be so glad you did.Side Note: Perfect for Halloween parties and World of Darkness LARPs. This looks like prop blood and tastes a lot better.


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