tillmac62 (338) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - APR 3, 2014
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
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.
tchaos (231) - Florida, USA - MAR 20, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
jahshuwuh (468) - USA - MAR 14, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
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Beerman6686 (4999) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
drcboehm (87) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 19, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted wife’s 12 oz. Glass at the Lodge in Hilton head island. Quite delicious. Made wife happy. Great pick.
kaser (3582) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
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.
tekneek (1) - - FEB 15, 2015 does not count
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
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...
Klimaet (437) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
Zita (5176) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
light fruit aroma,red, hazy, minimal head, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, fresh fruit finish.
Hansen (7177) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
TheGDBatPan (11) - Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA - JAN 14, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 4/20
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.