Habanero (3948) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled. Pours clear redish amber with no head. Aroma of chocolate, wood, vanilla, dark cherry, chili and honey notes. Sweet flavor that ends up being more dry and with a chili bite. Medium bodied, oily texture and flat carbonation. An excellent an complex Meat. 🌟🌟🌟🌟
Beerman6686 (6244) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured a still orange color. Aroma of smoled peppers, cherries, chocolate and honey, big surprise. Flavors follow suite,big pepper heat, chocolate and honey, ligbt barrel. Great stuff. ⚠
ilovedarkbeer (2701) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a blood color with no head. Notes of smoke, sour cherries, vanilla, chocolate, and honey. Crazy good, this version you definitely notice the additional wood/vanilla and chocolate that rounds the mead out really well.
Patrickctenchi (5943) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUL 27, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Deep purplish red, no head.
Black cherry, honey, pepper aroma.
Flavour is heavy black cherry.....very sweet.....cocoa is subdued and well done.
sweet, coupled with a very pleasing chipotle heat.
ClubGonzo (5399) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen. Pours a deep red-wine-hued scarlet body, no bubbles. Aroma is honey, alcohol, cherries, vanilla and hints of cinnamon, caramelized apples and wood. Taste is cherries, chili, wood, honey, vanilla, cinnamon and hints of wine gum, caramel and red currants. Medium, slick body, faint pearly carbonation. Far too hot, but fairly tasty and fruity nevertheless, with some interesting spicy elements.
rumproasts (4862) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 10, 2016
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Deep red with minimal head. Big cherry, both tart and sweet. Light underlying chocolate. Slightly pepper bite in the finish. Not much in the way of bourbon. Delicious.
shrubber85 (10531) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 30, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black cherry, peppers, chocolate, honey, and dry grass aroma. Purple. Very sweet honey/black cherry, and dry red wine flavor. Light chipotle pepper burn in the finish. Delcious.
S_Side_Smitty (702) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours the color of red wine with no head. Aroma is honey & cherry - maybe a liquor-like aroma too. Taste is oak, vanilla, cherry, honey with maybe a little hot pepper bite at the finish. Very good.
weihenweizen (3082) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - APR 10, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2016 Refrigerated 375 cl blue bottle poured into a glass. Dark red. Aroma is nice cherry, medium/thick body, and no carbonation. Taste is cherry, honey, some chocolate, some chipotle, and hints of wood. Delicious this is the best mead I have had yet.
shadbow (84) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 17, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
garnet red color. nose has cherry and smokey peppers. Taste is a great balance of the cherry and smoked hipotle peppers. very little chocolate or bourbon present.